Kristen Wiig In Talks To Join The Cast Of ‘Anchorman: The Legend Continues’


Dear Anchorman: The Legend Continues, Please get here faster. Thanks. Lurve, Shannon. No, but seriously. Where is this movie?!?! I don’t want more casting news, I want Ron Burgundy back on the big screen nooooowwwww (Veruca Salt voice). But, okay… we have more casting news and it is kind of awesome. The ever-hilarious Kristen Wiig is now in talks to play a pretty sweet role in the highly-anticipated sequel to Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy. Click inside to learn more!

Complex has the story:

According to The WrapKristen Wiig is in negotiations to join the cast of director Adam McKay’s Anchorman: The Legend Continues. The site is reporting that she is being eyed to play a love interest opposite Steve Carell’s character, Brick Tamland. The script is still being written at this point, so there are no details on the role other than that.

Aside from appearing on Saturday Night Live for years, Wiig’s big screen break came when she starred in 2011’s hit comedy Bridesmaids. Since then, she has been the go-to gal for Hollywood comedies, and a role in theAnchorman sequel will only bolster her résumé.

Anchorman: The Legend Continues will hit theaters in October 2013.

Aghhh! Oc-friggen-tober 2013?!?! Noooooooo! I can’t believe we have to wait that long! But I am thrilled at the idea of Kristen Wiig playing Steve Carell’s love interest… I mean… that just makes sense on so many levels. Anyhoo, we’ve got a million years to wait for this to come out so I’m gonna go get lost in a Kristen Wiig vortex… starting with this:

And I’m gonna watch the new Anchorman teasers again. Starting with this one:

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