Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Poster

Release Date: December 18th, 2013

DVD Release Date: April 1st, 2014

PG-13|1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary
Seven years after capturing the heart of co-anchor Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), newsman Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) is offered the chance of a lifetime: a spot on the world's first 24-hour global cable news network. Ron quickly assembles his team: Champ Kind (David Koechner), Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd) and Brick Tamland (Steve Carell). Challenged by his tough female boss, a network owner and a popular anchor, Ron and his pals must find their own way to the top of the ratings.

Cast: Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Christina Applegate, Meagan Good, James Marsden, Josh Lawson

Director: Adam McKay

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Apatow Productions, Gary Sanchez Productions

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Temptation, Amusing, Rivalry, 1980s, Relationships, Cheeky, House, Pursuit

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  • It's impossible for all of them to work, but the sheer volume of material, delivered by a cast dedicated to the absolute absurdity of the setups — Fantana's new career as a kitten photographer, Kind's side business running a fast-food chain with a specialty in fried bat, Burgundy nursing and training a live shark while blind and living in a lighthouse — is a kind of comedy carpet-bombing. All it takes is a certain percentage of hits for things to detonate. show more

  • Comedically, everyone's on the same page here, which means that, even when things flag, more fun isn't far off. show more

  • No manner of bizarre distraction can keep Anchorman's hapless hero from his mission: "I'm going to do what God put Ron Burgundy on this earth to do," he declares. "Have salon-quality hair and read the news!" show more

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