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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. 4 days 4 hours ago via brucelee

Will Ferrell to Lead Another Tennis Film on Battle of the Sexes Match

feedproxy.google.com – Back in February we learned that Danny Boyle was developing a film about the famous "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs in 1973. And since Hollywood likes movies in pairs every year now, it only makes sense that another film focusing on the same subject is in the works. 2 weeks 2 days ago via jetli

T.I. Joins Will Ferrell Comedy ‘Get Hard’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Rapper-actor Tip “T.I.” Harris has landed a role opposite Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart in WB’s Etan Cohen-directed comedy Get Hard. In the Gary Sanched-produced Get Hard, the self-professed King of the South will play Joaquin, Hart’s street-wise cousin who helps Hart prep Ferrell’s millionaire fraudster for prison. Harris has been racking up the acting credits lately. 3 weeks 4 days ago via jetli

'Community's' Alison Brie to 'Get Hard' with Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart

hitfix.com – Alison Brie ("Community") is set to play Will Ferrell's fiancee in the new big-screen comedy "Get Hard," which centers on a convicted white-collar executive who toughens up for prison with the help of the man who washes his car (Kevin Hart). 4 weeks 5 days ago via donnieyen

New in Theaters: 'The Monuments Men,' 'The Lego Movie,' 'Vampire Academy'

9:16 PM 2/7/2014 by Logan Falk
The Monuments Men
We’ve another diverse group of new releases coming into theaters this weekend—a war drama based on a true story that you’ll have to see to believe, the latest young adult film featuring some kind of supernatural being, and the unlikely hero, an animated film utilizing popular children’s (and many adult’s) toys.

With 100% Tomatometer So Far, The Lego Movie Is Shaping Up as One of the Best-Reviewed Movies of 2014

8:50 PM 2/4/2014 by Binh Ngo
The Lego Movie
The Lego Movie won't be in theaters until this Friday, but if the trend holds, it is a candidate for one of the best-reviewed movies of 2014. As of this writing, the movie has a 100% on the Tomatometer, with 22 reviews counted, making it the best-reviewed wide release of the year.

Warner Bros. Planning 'Lego Movie' Sequel

3:13 PM 2/3/2014 by Jeff Giles
The Lego Movie won't kick off its wide release until this weekend, but it's already benefiting from some terrific word of mouth (and a growing stack of positive reviews), and execs at Warner Bros. have apparently already seen everything they needed to see before greenlighting a sequel.

New in Theaters: 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,' 'Walking with Dinosaurs,' 'American Hustle,' 'Saving Mr. Banks'

12:35 AM 12/21/2013 by Logan Falk
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
We’ve quite the large batch of new releases heading our way this weekend; while a group of four new releases can be rare, rarer still is that three out of the four were met with decent critical reception, with the lowest rating received (of the well-received films) being 75%.

Will Ferrell and David Koechner Talk ANCHORMAN 2, Battling the MPAA, the Marketing Campaign, Improvising, and More

collider.com – Ron Burgundy is back. Not only does he have a new movie, but he is curling in Canada and reading the news in Bismarck, North Dakota. There is a new Ben and Jerry’s flavor dedicated to Ron Burgundy- Scotchy Scotch Scotch (butterscotch, not the alcohol)- and it is delicious. There is even a new phone game created by Funny Or Die, “Scotchy Scotch Toss” has players toss ice cubes into Ron Burgundy’s glass to win points and hang out with San Diego’s legendary anchorman. 17 weeks 3 days ago via theothersenhman

Box Office Preview: 'Anchorman 2' to Stay Classy With $30 Million Weekend

feedproxy.google.com – Will Ferrell and the gang return to theaters Wednesday, more than nine years after the first comedy hit the big screen.Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues launches into theaters Wednesday, bringing back to the big screen the mustachioed news anchor Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) and his gang of oddball colleagues. The PG-13 comedy, which Paramount is releasing in 3,500 locations, is tracking for $30 million for the three-day weekend and $40-45 million for the five-day window. 17 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee
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