Great Odin’s Raven! Paramount Pictures has announced the official release date for Anchorman: The Legend Continues, the much-anticipated sequel to the 2004 comedy. On December 20th 2013, Ron Burgundy and the news team will be back on the big screen. Plot details are unknown at this point but it’s been heavily rumored that the plot will revolve around the news team adjusting to the 24-hour news cycle, a custody battle, and will feature musical numbers.
The original cast of the film that includes Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, David Koechner, Paul Rudd, and Christina Applegate are all set to return for the sequel. Just a couple weeks ago, The Wrap reported that Bridesmaids star Kristen Wiig is in talks to appear in the film as Brick Tamland’s love interest. Adam McKay is set to return to direct the film, which is being produced by Judd Apatow through his Apatow Productions banner. Incase you’ve missed it, posted below is the official teaser trailer:[springboard type=”video” id=”628421″ player=”dlyr002″ width=”600″ height=”365″ ]
Filming for Anchorman: The Legend Continues is slated to begin in March.