Anchorman 2

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by Daba
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Ready to get things pooping
3 years ago
3 years, 12 months ago

 

 

Writer/director Adam McKay talked about the possibility of a sequel to the popular Anchorman, but there are some obstacles they would have to overcome. He explains:

"It's a tricky movie because everyone went and did really well after it, so everyone's prices went up and everyone's time got a little more valuable. But at the same time, graciously, Steve [Carell] and Paul [Rudd] and everyone agreed to cut their price to come and do [the sequel], which you don't see very often in Hollywood — and cut their price substantially. But even with that,


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by Daba
18083 Posts
Ready to get things pooping
3 years ago
3 years, 11 months ago

Scratch that. Project is dead:

 

It seems we'll have to rely solely on Dinner for Schmucks for Steve Carell-acting-retarded entertainment. Adam McKay's Twitter machine has delivered some sad news about the the once-100% sure-thing Anchorman 2:

So bummed. Paramount basically passed on Anchorman 2. Even after we cut our budget down. We tried.

http://www.iwatchstuff.com/2010/04/never_mind_about_anchorman_2.php

by Daba
18083 Posts
Ready to get things pooping
3 years ago
3 years, 8 months ago

Deaded due to stars asking for too much money?

 

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Ferrell starred as Ron Burgundy in the film, and has now spoken publicly for the first time of his frustration at the shelving of a sequel for the cult 2004 comedy, citing financial restrictions.

Speaking to Collider, he admitted that the actors' salaries were one of the reasons the film couldn't be made on a small budget.

"If you’re getting myself, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd and probably a bunch of other people who would line up to be in that movie, it's going to cost a certain amount," he said.

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http://www.nme.com/movies/news/will-ferrell-admits-anchorman-stars-priced-themselves/181336

by B/|nGerKat
3758 Posts
I've seen FOOTAGE
1 year, 11 months ago
3 years, 8 months ago

 

I love Anchorman. I really do, but the movie only made $85 mil.

I can totally see why they wouldn't want to make a sequel.

 

by Daba
18083 Posts
Ready to get things pooping
3 years ago
3 years, 5 months ago

Steve Carrell's audition tape for the first Anchorman!

 

 

http://tv.gawker.com/5684721/watch-steve-carells-anchorman-audition-tape

 


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