Anchorman Sequel Coming…Before We’re Old?
I’m not exactly sure why Judd Apatow is busy talking about an Anchorman sequel when the first Anchorman was A. nothing great and B. a pretty low-grade cash-based success, but he is, and he’s got some discouraging news for those of us, like me, who thought the first one was vapid trash: they could do the new one AT ANY TIME. According to Apatow, the only thing stopping it is the nonstop flurry of projects by Will Ferrell (what flurry would that be? The IMDB has him in two projects right now, and one of them is the cartoon Oobermind. ) and director Adam McKay.
So it’s not exactly a real long shot stopping Anchorman 2, especially since any age could play an anchor–think about how old “Gunga Dan” Rather was when he finally folded up the chair. It’s just that, apparently, two of the principals behind any Anchorman sequel are just too gosh-darn busy spewing out crap and cheesy cash-grabs (at least in Ferrell’s case) to be bothered with a completely different piece of crap.
But cheer up, Anchorman fans–there’s plenty of time yet, and even the IMDB is convinced it’ll come out eventually.