Kristen Wiig confirmed for Anchorman 2

News Simon Brew 5 Feb 2013 - 06:49

It's definite: Bridesmaids star Kirsten Wiig is joining the Anchorman gang...

This one was first rumoured last year, but only now has the news been finally confirmed: Kristen Wiig is joining the cast of the new Anchorman movie, Anchorman: The Legend Continues.

The news was confirmed by director Adam McKay on his Twitter feed, and Wiig is rumoured to play the love interest for Steve Carell's Brick Tamland in the new film.

Currently, Anchorman: The Legend Continues is set for release on December 20th. That said, shooting has yet to begin on the movie. Expect cameras to be working in the next month or two...

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I really hope her character isn't essentially a female Brick.

One of the best female comic actors working in Hollywood joining the sequel to one of Hollywood's best comedy films? Today is a good day.

Ahhh that does sound great, and she is great but....

FILM THE DAMNED THING ALREADY!!!!!!!!

I love lamp

I can only assume the reason that she has not starred in a a blockbuster comedy since bridesmaids is that she's writing herself another film. I'd love to see a Wiig, Pohler & Fey fronted film.

Am I really the only one who finds Wiig very... blah?

no, no you are not alone!

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