Adam Sandler In Talks To Star Opposite Will Ferrell In ‘Three Mississippi’ Football Comedy


New York Magazine is today reporting that funny boys, Adam Sandler and Will Ferrell are in talks to star opposite one another in Three Mississippi, a comedy from the guys who have produced 30 Rock and Friends. We have been hearing lots about Will in relation to his work on the Anchorman sequel, but now it looks like we might have some more Ferrell in our lives.

A little while ago it looked like Mark Wahlberg was going to be starring in this new movie, but now NY Mag is saying that he has been replaced by Adam Sandler. Mark is too busy strutting his buff bod in Miami, but Alec Baldwin is reportedly attached to the project. Three Mississippi tells the story of two rival families who have an annual tackle football game at Thanksgiving but one family is the perennial loser.

Adam McKay was meant to be directing this movie, but he is now focusing on Anchorman: The Legend Continues so he is no longer doing the football comedy. Reports are saying that he has been replaced by That’s My Boy director Sean Anders. I did quite enjoy the banter between Alec Baldwin and Mark Wahlberg in The Departed, but what’s not to love about Will Ferrell? Comedian, Rob Riggle is also apparently part of the cast so I think this movie could be a whole lot of fun. Do you think this cast will work well?

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  • JCZ

    Well firstly, I welcome any Will Ferrell comedy. I’ve missed him on the screen for a while. Whilst I’m SUPER excited about Anchorman 2 – I really want them to work on his final of the American Trilogy after the first and Talladega Nights – the third I heard was meant to be based about on a porn star.

    The other thing, Adam Sandler! Really?! I guess I’ll have to put up with him for Will Ferrell’s sake.