Harrison Ford joins Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig and co. for Anchorman sequel

tdy-130305-ent-anchorman.photoblog500As if the casting for Anchorman: The Legend Continues wasn’t already stellar – the entire original cast is back as well as Kristen Wiig! – Harrison Ford has now officially joined the shenanigans. Ford, who joins Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, David Koechner, Christina Applegate, Luke Wilson and John C. Reilly, will be playing a Tom Brokaw-type television news anchor, according to reports. The sequel to the 2004 flick hits theaters Dec. 20.

Watch The Legend Continues teaser trailer here.

This won’t be the first time Ford has portrayed a news anchor. In 2010, he played cranky newsman Mike Pomeroy in Morning Glory, a romantic comedy starring Rachel McAdams.

Adam McKay, whose back to write and direct, has implied the KVWN-TV Channel 4 Evening News team will engage in full song-and-dance numbers this time around, who has also said, “I don’t want to give away too much, but I’ll just give a couple pieces of ideas that we’ve kicked around. Keep in mind we’re still writing the story, but I’ll say one phrase for you: custody battle. I’ll give you that. I’ll give you one other one: bowling for dollars.”

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