Will Ferrell: Anchorman Sequel Still Might Happen
He's kind of a big deal.
Will Ferrell says an Anchorman sequel might be happening. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, the 43-year-old addressed the possibility of Ron Burgundy's return to the silver screen.
"It's a little peculiar. On the one hand, [we were] being begged to do a sequel for such a long time, and then we finally came up with a concept that we liked, we talked to [Paramount] and everyone was up for it," he explained. "And then to get the reaction we got, yeah, it's slightly puzzling to us. But you know what? It's also their money. They get to do or not do whatever they want. So we'll see."
The film's director/co-writer Adam McKay suggested on Twitter last thursday that the sequel was a no-go when he wrote: "So bummed. Paramount basically passed on Anchorman 2. Even after we cut our budget down. We tried."
But Ferrell hasn't given up hope yet. "We're still going back and forth. Maybe there is a solution. Or, I know in talking to Adam, if it never happens, then it never happens. And that's fine too. So we'll just see."
Wonderwall.com goes behind the scenes at the 2015 American Music AwardsWatch Video »
In honor of the 10th anniversary of "Just Friends," check out how the stars of the film have changed.Watch Video »
Get the Duggar dish on Replay hosted by Wonderwall's Kirby Kristen.Watch Video »
Tats for Love
From Heidi Klum and Seal to Ryan Sweeting and Kaley Cuoco, see which stars got tattoos for love.Watch Video »
Shailene Woodley and the stars of "Divergent" chat phobias and on-set injuries at the film's world premiere.Watch Video »
Stars chat with Wonderwall.com on the red carpet at the 2015 American Music AwardsWatch Video »