Ron Burgundy is back! Lead anchor, Ron Burgundy, announced via the “Conan” show that an Anchorman sequel is the real deal. Ron Burgundy aka Will Ferrell said that he was launching the project and that Paramount would be making the film. The original movie, directed by Adam McKay, came out in 2004 and co-starred Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Steve Carell and Fred Willard.
“It is official, there will be a sequel to ‘Anchorman,’” Ferrell said, and then went back to playing his flute.
Ferrell’s representative gave Speakeasy additional details on the project: McKay will direct the new movie, there won’t be a 2 in the title and Ferrell and McKay are writing the script together.