Will Ferrell Comfirms An “Anchorman” Sequel Is Coming Soon


Will Ferrell is returning for Paramount’s untitled Anchorman sequel and will reprise his role as San Diego news anchor Ron Burgundy.Ferrell is slated to appear on TBS’ Conan on Wednesday night to announce the film.

Here’s what Ferrell said during the Conan interview:

“I want to announce this to everyone here in the Americas, to our friends in Spain, Turkey and the U.K. — including England — that as of 0900 mountain time, Paramount Pictures and myself, Ronald Joseph Aaron Burgundy, have come to terms on a sequel to Anchorman.”

Ferrell and McKay will co-write the sequel and McKay will again direct. Production is slated to start toward the end of 2012 with a release in 2013.

Watch below as Ron Burgandy regaled the audience with a jazz flute performance and announced the new film.