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Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell
Funnyman Will Ferrell began his career in comedy with the Los Angeles comedy group The Groundlings, which led to his SNL discovery.

In 2003, Ferrell gained movie stardom with the release of his hit holiday comedy, "Elf." He also starred in a slew of other popular comedies, including "Old School," "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" and "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby."

Ferrell changed pace when he starred opposite Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson in the 2006 drama "Stranger Than Fiction," which earned him a Golden Globe nomination. In the film, Ferrell plays Harold Crick, an IRS worker who continuously hears a narration of the story of his life -- and he do...
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Funnyman Will Ferrell began his career in comedy with the Los Angeles comedy group The Groundlings, which led to his SNL discovery.

In 2003, Ferrell gained movie stardom with the release of his hit holiday comedy, "Elf." He also starred in a slew of other popular comedies, including "Old School," "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" and "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby."

Ferrell changed pace when he starred opposite Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson in the 2006 drama "Stranger Than Fiction," which earned him a Golden Globe nomination. In the film, Ferrell plays Harold Crick, an IRS worker who continuously hears a narration of the story of his life -- and he doesn't like the ending.

Ferrell returns to film this summer in the adventure comedy "Land of the Lost," a big-screen remake of the 1970s TV series.
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  • Kevin Hart, Jamie Foxx to buddy up in Tim Story's 'Black Phantom'

    Kevin Hart, Jamie Foxx to buddy up in Tim Story's 'Black Phantom'
    After the box-office success of their comedy "Ride Along," Kevin Hart and director Tim Story are saddling up again. Hart is in talks to reunite with Story as well as team up with Jamie Foxx in the hitman movie "Black Phantom," according to a Variety...
  • Brad Keselowski enjoying the ride again

    Brad Keselowski enjoying the ride again
    Well, hello there, Brad Keselowski. Where have you been? Keselowski, who won the NASCAR Sprint Cup title in 2012, has been viewed by some as the frat boy who crashed the processional of valedictorians on NASCAR's grand stage. He was deemed raw and...
  • New on DVD: 'Anchorman 2,' 'Power Rangers'

    This is no joke. The selection of new DVD releases on Tuesday is thin. "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," Grade D: There's not a lot of good news for "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues." Like the proverbial pony supposedly buried under a mountain of...
  • Tobey Maguire, Alexandra Milchan Producing Serial-Killer Drama 'Red Mohawk'

    Tobey Maguire's Material Pictures and producer Alexandra Milchan are developing the serial-killer drama "The Red Mohawk." Based on a book by Anonymous, the story centers on a murderer called The Red Mohawk who has the head of a skeleton. A French edition...
  • Three takes on 'Anchorman 2,' season one of 'Broadchurch'

    One thing we can be sure of about "Anchorman 2": It was not too tightly written. The sequel to the 2004 film reunited the original cast (Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner and Christina Applegate) and then apparently just let any...
  • Luzerne actress embracing comedy and drama

    Getting up at the crack of dawn to feed the cows seemed like hard work for Krysten Ritter, who was raised on a 100-acre cattle farm outside Shickshinny, Luzerne County. A decade or so later, as she was shooting "Refuge" in the blue-collar neighborhoods...
  • Allentown native Fred Galle excited to see 'Anchorman 2' deleted scenes

    To quote "Anchorman's" Ron Burgundy, Allentown native Fred Galle is kind of a big deal. Ever since the former sales executive left the corporate world to pursue an acting career, he's worked almost nonstop, popping up on TV shows such as "The Vampire...
  • Oprah Winfrey Network to move to West Hollywood studio lot

    Oprah Winfrey Network to move to West Hollywood studio lot
    The headquarters for Oprah Winfrey's television network will join comedy website Funny or Die in a new office building in West Hollywood called Formosa South. The Oprah Winfrey Network, now based in Los Angeles, plans to move into its new headquarters...
  • 'Anchorman' Director Adam McKay Boards Financial Drama

    "Anchorman 2" director Adam McKay will direct financial drama "The Big Short" from his own script for Paramount and Brad Pitt's Plan B. The film will be based on Michael Lewis' "The Big Short: Inside The Doomsday Machine" about the housing and credit...
  • Comedy director Adam McKay turning to drama with 'The Big Short'

    Comedy director Adam McKay turning to drama with 'The Big Short'
    Marking a shift from comedy to drama, "Anchorman" co-writer Adam McKay will write and direct "The Big Short," an adaptation of Michael Lewis' bestseller about the financial crisis of the 2000s, Paramount Pictures announced Monday. Paramount is producing...
  • This is Not a Review of "The Lego Movie"

    I was wrong about “The Lego Movie,” apparently. I’ve seen so many ridiculously stupid kid movies over the years that only a few good ones stand out in my mind. The rest of them? I’d rather clean your toilet than sit through...
  • Film Review: 'The Lego Movie'

    The typical Lego minifigure stands just 4cm tall, though of course, the popular construction toys hold a much bigger place than that in children's imaginations. "The Lego Movie" understands how fans interact with the brand and answers with a mile-a-minute...