Adam McKay News

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Adam McKay passes on Ant-Man

feedproxy.google.com – Marvel's search for a director to replace Edgar Wright on Ant-Man looks set to continue, with Adam McKay having passed on the project. The Anchorman director had been in talks with the studio over the possibility of picking up the reins, but The Wrap now reports that said negotiations have broken down. 5 years 44 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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'Ant-Man' Edgar Wright-Replacement Shortlist Includes Adam McKay, 'We're The Millers' Director

feedproxy.google.com – Ruben Fleischer is also among the potential helmers, who offer a glimpse into the mindset of Marvel president Kevin Feige as he looks to fill the hole left by Wright, a favorite among the fan-boy community. 5 years 45 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly Re-Team With Adam McKay On Sony’s ‘Border Guards’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: After cranking out two big hit comedies in Talladega Nights and Step Brothers, Sony Pictures is back in business with Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and John C. Reilly. The studio has closed a deal with a deal with Jesse Armstrong to write Border Guards. It’s a comedy that McKay is eyeing to direct, with Ferrell and Reilly playing two hapless but earnest friends who decide to give purpose to their lives by protecting America’s borders from illegal immigrants. 5 years 51 weeks ago via brucelee
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Adam McKay to Adapt and Direct The Big Short

comingsoon.net – Paramount Pictures and Plan B announced today that writer / director Adam McKay has come aboard to adapt and direct The Big Short , based on the acclaimed book by Michael Lewis. 6 years 2 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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‘Anchorman 2′s’ Adam McKay Boards ‘The Big Short’

variety.com – “Anchorman 2″ director Adam McKay will direct financial drama “The Big Short” for Paramount and Brad Pitt’s Plan B. The film will be based on Michael Lewis’ “The Big Short: Inside The Doomsday Machine” about the housing and credit bubble of the 2000s. Pitt starred in and produced Lewis’ “Moneyball.” Paramount acquired the rights to... 6 years 2 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Paramount Taps ‘Anchorman’ Helmer Adam McKay To Adapt And Direct Michael Lewis’ ‘The Big Short’ About Economic Meltdown

deadline.com – Paramount Pictures and 12 Years A Slave producer Plan B said that writer-director Adam McKay will take on Michael Lewis’ bestselling book The Big Short, adapting and directing the book about the housing and credit bubble that was published in 2000. It marks a return to Paramount for McKay, who co-wrote and directed two Anchorman movies for the studio, including last year’s sequel that has grossed more than $170M worldwide. 6 years 2 weeks ago via brucelee
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Anchorman 3 Apparently A Total “Never Gonna Happen”, Adam McKay Says No Sequels Of Any Kind

bleedingcool.com – Though Anchorman 2 was an apparent labor of love that required some persistent lobbying of the studio, and while a sequel to Step Brothers was touted at various points in the past, director Adam McKay is now making it clear that he and Will Ferrell won’t be collaborating on any more sequels.

6 years 6 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues' Set Visit: Ron Burgundy vs. A Dolphin

screenrant.com – Ron Burgundy is dumber than a dolphin. We’re at Sea World in San Diego on the very last day of filming for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues and a coliseum of extras is watching Will Ferrell lose a fight with a sleek, gray bottlenose who – without training – dismisses his insults by blowing air out of her hole and swimming away.

6 years 21 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Adam McKay Says He Might Make A G-Rated 'Anchorman' Spin-Off About Ron Burgundy's Son & Dog

fb.indiewire.com – It's no secret that “Anchorman” represents an almost free-form comedic enterprise for director Adam McKay and Will Ferrell, able to shift and change form and purpose at will. Some are brilliant, like the alternate cut of the original, entitled “Wake Up Ron Burgundy”), some simply lackluster (the recent Dodge Durango tie-ins), but at least McKay and co. 6 years 21 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Adam McKay Talks ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES, Directing 3,000 Extras, Getting the Cast Back Together, and Having Judd Apatow on Set

collider.com – In the world of filmmaking, there's likely only one man who could inspire a crowd of 3,000 extras to chant "You are not classy!" at San Diego's most famous newsman, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), and that man is director Adam McKay. Taking full advantage of his access to a loudspeaker at SeaWorld San Diego's dolphin show and the crowd's willingness to participate, McKay ran them through a number of chants that ranged from the silly to the surreal, resulting in Burgundy being booed off stage. 6 years 21 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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