Celebrity Cameos in ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues’

BY Jen T. Tuazon

"Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures)

“Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures)

As if there aren’t already enough reasons to watch Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (watch the trailers here), the highly anticipated comedy also boasts of star-studded cameo appearances, putting together in one movie Academy Award winners, comedians, and even hip hop and rock stars!

As confirmed by Director Adam McKay and as spotted on set, a diverse group of celebrities will be joining original Anchorman cast members Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Christina Applegate, and David Koechner. Luke Wilson and Vince Vaughn also return to reprise their roles as rival newscasters.

Check the pics after the jump to see if any of your favorite stars are joining in on the Anchorman fun.


Harrison Ford

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Harrison Ford in “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures)


Kirsten Wiig

(Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures)

Kristen Wiig in “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures)


James Marsden

James Marsden in "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures)

James Marsden in “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures)


Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson in "Taken 2" (Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox)

Liam Neeson in “Taken 2” (Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox)


Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on "Saturday Night Live" (Photo courtesy of YouTube)

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on “Saturday Night Live” (Screen cap from YouTube)


Sacha Baron Cohen

Sacha Baron Cohen in "Les Miserables" (Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures)

Sacha Baron Cohen in “Les Miserables” (Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures)


Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman in "Stoker" (Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Nicole Kidman in “Stoker” (Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures)


Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey in "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" (Photo courtesy of New Line Cinema)

Jim Carrey in “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” (Photo courtesy of New Line Cinema)


John C. Reilly

John C. Reilly in "Carnage" (Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics)

John C. Reilly in “Carnage” (Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics)


Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst in "Upside Down" (Photo courtesy of Millennium Entertainment)

Kirsten Dunst in “Upside Down” (Photo courtesy of Millennium Entertainment)


Greg Kinnear

Christina Applegate and Greg Kinnear in "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures)

Christina Applegate and Greg Kinnear in “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures)

Megan Goode

Megan Goode in "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures)

Megan Goode in “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures)

Kanye West

Kanye West on "Saturday Night Live" (Screen cap from YouTube)

Kanye West on “Saturday Night Live” (Screen cap from YouTube)


Drake

Drake in "Saturday Night Live" (Screen cap from YouTube)

Drake in “Saturday Night Live” (Screen cap from YouTube)


Green Day

Green Day in "Broadway Idiot" (Photo courtesy of broadwayidiot.com)

Green Day in “Broadway Idiot” (Photo courtesy of broadwayidiot.com)


Will Smith and Jane Lynch are also rumored to be making guest appearances in the movie.


Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
is co-written by Ferrell and McKay and produced by Judd Apatow. It is set for release in the U.S. on Dec. 20, 2013. That’s MMFF season in the Philippines but, hopefully, the sequel will open in local cinemas early next year.

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