Harrison Ford Confirmed for 'Anchorman: The Legend Continues'

The actor will portray a legendary broadcaster in director Adam McKay's comedy sequel starring Will Ferrell.
Harrison Ford joins the cast of Anchorman: The Legend Continues
Harrison Ford joins the cast of Anchorman: The Legend Continues
While Harrison Ford is expected to return as Han Solo in Star Wars: Episode VII, the actor will be making a comedic pit stop. Ford has signed on to appear in Anchorman: The Legend Continues, joining a cast that includes Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, and David Koechner.

Harrison Ford is portraying a legendary anchorman comparable to Tom Brokaw in this long-awaited comedy sequel. It isn't known how large his role will be. We reported last week that part of the story involves the Action 4 News team heading to New York City, so it's possible they meet up with this character during that trip to the Big Apple. The sequel also stars Kristen Wiig, Christina Applegate, James Marsden, Dylan Baker, and Meagan Good.

Adam McKay is directing from a screenplay he co-wrote with Will Ferrell. Judd Apatow and Kevin J. Messick are producing, with shooting scheduled to begin later this month in Atlanta.

Harrison Ford has three films coming out later this year, with 42 opening on April 12, Paranoia debuting on October 4, and Ender's Game arriving November 1. The actor previously played a news anchor in the 2010 Paramount comedy Morning Glory.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues was released December 18th, 2013 and stars Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Christina Applegate, Meagan Good, James Marsden, Josh Lawson. The film is directed by Adam McKay.



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Comments (13)

  1. Xenon

    boring

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  2. Ken Ma

    I want Indy 5...........

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  3. skywise

    interesting casting choice

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  4. justatadmatt

    @bawnian-dexeus haha. fair enough...

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  5. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @ChiRep-1 What is a "win" for.you is a fail for me, unfortunately

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  6. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @justatadmatt You can do the embracing without me

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  7. justatadmatt

    @bawnian-dexeus Anchorman 2 is happening...we might as well embrace it.

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  8. ChiRep_1

    @bawnian-dexeus Really? I see nothing but win here

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  9. The Real Goku

    I was excited BEFORE. But this is getting better and better

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  10. moviegeek

    dumb.

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  11. ejk1

    Harrison Ford has earned the right to do whatever he wants to do.

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