Anchorman Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


17th December 2013

Fact: Actor Will Ferrell appeared with his Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues dog co-star Baxter for an interview on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America on Tuesday (17Dec13) to promote their new movie.


17th December 2013

Fact: Actor Steve Carell surprised audience members on U.S. breakfast show Live! with Kelly and Michael on Tuesday (17Dec13), when he joined his Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues co-star Will Ferrell for a holiday-themed version of drawing game Pictionary.


13th December 2013

Quote: "I would dig into the right side of my leg. I would pinch myself. You have to do something to create pain." Actor James Marsden had to pinch himself while filming Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues so he wouldn't break character and laugh while filming scenes with hilarious co-stars like Will Ferrell and Steve Carell.


10th December 2013

Fact: Will Ferrell's character Ron Burgundy has teamed up with Robin Thicke to record a comedy version of Christopher Cross' Ride Like the Wind for the soundtrack of the movie star's Anchorman sequel. Cross' original 1980 recording of the song will also be included on the soundtrack.


26th November 2013

Fact: The cast of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues treated film fans at the movie's Sydney, Australia premiere on Sunday (24Nov13) by performing a rendition of Starland Vocal Band's 1976 hit Afternoon Delight. Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell and David Koechner broke into song to belt out the tune they sang in character in the original film.


25th November 2013

Fact: Will Ferrell's eccentric newsman character from Anchorman 2, Ron Burgundy, will serve as a commentator for a curling tournament in Winnipeg, Canada on 1 December (13). The fictional journalist will be in The Sports Network's broadcast booth giving the play by play for the ice sport's Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings tournament, which determines who will represent Canada in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.


21st November 2013

Fact: Robin Thicke is working on a new duet with Will Ferrell's Anchorman character Ron Burgundy.


14th November 2013

Fact: Will Ferrell's bumbling newsman character from the Anchorman film franchise, Ron Burgundy, has landed his own exhibit. Costumes and props from 2004 hit Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy and its upcoming sequel, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, feature in a new display at Washington D.C.'s Newseum, which will open on Thursday (14Nov13) and run until the end of August, 2014.


5th November 2013

Quote: "My wife just commented today that Ron Burgundy looks like a real a**hole." Will Ferrell's wife Vivica doesn't share her husband's affection for his reprised role as the eccentric journalist in the highly-anticipated Anchorman 2 film.


23rd October 2013

Fact: Paramount executives have teamed up with iconic ice cream brand Ben & Jerry's to promote the highly-anticipated Anchorman 2 film, due out in December (13). Called Scotchy Scotch Scotch, the flavour is inspired by Tv newsman Ron Burgundy, whose drink of choice is the malt whisky. The frozen treat is a mixture of butterscotch ice cream with ribbons of butterscotch swirl.


24th June 2013

Quote: "It was very quiet and and someone in the crowd screamed 'Loud noises!' And I could not have been more proud. I suddenly thought, I've made it! I absolutely made it! To have a catchphrase of mine uttered at Wimbledon? Come on!" Funnyman Steve Carell was thrilled when a fan shouted out his famous line from Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy at the Wimbledon Championships in the U.K. last summer (12).


7th June 2013

Quote: "He was great, and he was funny. He came up with a couple good lines on his own." Director Adam McKay praises Kanye West for his guest appearance in the new movie comedy Anchorman: The Legend Continues.


20th May 2013

Fact: Rapper Drake has stepped back in time to shoot a guest appearance for new comedy, Anchorman: The Legend Continues. The hip-hop star was spotted wearing an afro wig and a brown leather jacket for his scenes, which were filmed in New York's Times Square on Saturday (18May13), alongside the movie's stars Will Ferrell and Christina Applegate. Kanye West also makes a cameo in the film.


11th March 2013

Quote: "I jokingly said, 'You should be in it'. Meryl said, 'Could you imagine?' And it was just that." Funnyman Steve Carell insists there is no truth to rumours suggesting Meryl Streep is set to make an appearance in the upcoming sequel to Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy after revealing she was a big fan of the 2004 comedy.


20th December 2012

Fact: The long-awaited sequel to Will Ferrell's popular cult comedy Anchorman is set for release next year (13).


2nd June 2012

Fact: Christina Applegate has signed on to reprise her role of Veronica Corningstone in the Anchorman sequel. The actress played Will Ferrell's newsdesk partner in the 2004 comedy.


5th August 2010

Quote: Anchorman is like my GODFATHER. I guess I would name Will my Robert De Niro." Eva Mendes idolises her THE OTHER GUYS co-star, funnyman Will Ferrell.


3rd February 2009

Fact: Funnyman Will Ferrell is joined on stage in his new Broadway play YOU'RE WELCOME, AMERICA: A FINAL NIGHT WITH GEORGE W. Bush, by his brother, PATRICK, who plays a secret service agent in the show. The pair have also shared screen time in the actor's films Anchorman: WAKE-UP RON BURGUNDY, ELF and A Night at the Roxbury.


3rd September 2008

Quote: "We're gonna do the third Anchorman movie as porn and it's gonna be the climax of the trilogy. No one's gonna be W**kerman but me!" Will Ferrell wants star in an adult version of his comedy hit.


20th June 2008

Quote: "I feel very relaxed playing the bitch". Anchorman actress Christina Applegate prefers playing a mean girl.


18th October 2007

Fact: Anchorman star David Koechner has taken to wearing a sling to keep his arm in place after undergoing surgery on his shoulder. The comedian fell off a stepladder at his California home.


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