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Christina Applegate Confirmed for 'Anchorman: The Legend Continues'

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June 1, 2012
Source: The Playlist

Christina Applegate

The core of the Channel 4 News Team is already confirmed to return for Anchorman: The Legend Continues with Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd and David Koechner all reprising their roles. But what about some of the other supporting cast members? Well, when McKay talked about how the sequel finally got a greenlight from Paramount he mentioned that they were working on something to allow Christina Applegate to return as Veronica Corningstone. Now E! Online has word from Koechner (promoting Piranhaa 3DD) that Applegate is definitely coming back and Celebuzz (via The Playlist) has confirmed it.

Very few plot details are known as the script is still being written, but McKay has talked about the film dealing with the dawn of the 24-hour news cycle and something involving a "custody battle" and "bowing for dollars." Might Ron Burgundy and Veronica Corningstone be getting a divorce? It would make sense as Applegate might be too busy with the second season of "Up All Night" to allow for a bigger part of the film. Either way, her chemistry with Ferrell is great, and she holds her own against these comedy heavyweights very well. Production begins in February and we'll see the film hit towards the end of 2013.

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Reader Feedback - 9 Comments

1

 Nice.

DAVIDPD on Jun 1, 2012

2

In my opinion, ANCHORMAN 2 would have felt a bit empty without Applegate. Very excited to hear that the entire Channel 4 News team has been fully assembled!  

Pringles on Jun 1, 2012

3

Ferell is sufficient . Best Comedian of Decade . Ferell + Carell = Hilarious Bomb In fact I'm not fan of previous Anchorman too much but I think I Wana see more films with Ferell/Carell beside eachother.

Ehsan Davodi on Jun 1, 2012

4

Anchorman just wouldnt be the same without Applegate, Im glad shes coming back as Veronica ;D

LosZombies on Jun 1, 2012

5

Yeah, damn good she's back!! Loved that chick since growing up with Married w/ Children!

grimjob on Jun 1, 2012

6

Hurray for Tits McGee being on board with the rest! Yay! And I'd just like to express my raging jealousy over her aging so well. Bitch. 😉

SuicidalOptimist on Jun 1, 2012

7

Good.  We miss & love you CA.  <3 - generation X

bozo connors on Jun 2, 2012

8

That smelly pirate hooker made it all the way back from whore island! 

Pickle t1ts on Jun 2, 2012

9

SUPER DUPER

KennethNoisewater on Jun 3, 2012

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