With the classy news that everyone’s favorite news anchor is confirmed to return to the big screen, we’re now waiting on any major piece of development news that comes in. Will Ferrell is confirmed to return of course, along with Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, and David Koechner and there is bound to be more surprises in the casting department, but for now we’ve got a possible idea regarding what our group may deal with. Director Adam McKay recently talked to Salon (via Movieline) about the return of Ron Burgundy for Anchorman 2 and dropped a few hints related to the plot.
After talking about getting the film going again at Paramount on somewhat of a whim, he was hesitant about saying much, but did reveal some ideas batted around. Regarding the script Ferrell and McKay are writing he gave the phrase “custody battle” away, as well as “bowling for dollars.” As we know, the last time we saw Burgundy with Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate) was a full 8 years ago and if film is being resumed in real-time, could the anchor couple have a kid?
As for the latter phrase, it brings up the idea of some sort of bowling competition which would certainly fit inside this comedic world. It could be an excuse to bring all of our characters back again in one single place. With only these tidbits to go on, nothing is certain but check back to see what Burgundy is actually up to.
What do you think these small hints could refer to? What do you want to see from an Anchorman sequel?
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