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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

'Anchorman 2' to get R-rated theatrical rerelease, 763 new jokes

'Anchorman 2' to get R-rated theatrical rerelease, 763 new jokes

So much for staying classy: "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," Will Ferrell's broad comedy about broadcast news, is getting a raunchy, R-rated theatrical rerelease for one week, beginning Feb. 28.

Officially billed as "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues: Super-Sized R-Rated Version," the new edit adds approximately 20 minutes to the original PG-13 film's two-hour running time and promises -- no doubt ironically -- 763 new jokes, which works out to an average of one every 11 seconds or so.

"Anchorman 2" has already proven a box-office success for Paramount Pictures, grossing about $125 million in domestic ticket sales since opening in December....

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