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First 'Anchorman 2' Teaser Brings Back Ron Burgundy and the Gang

May 21, 2012 (3:25 am) GMT
Hitting the web in the form of bootleg footage, the promo for 'Anchorman: The Legend Continues' sees Burgundy and his news team promoting their return to the anticipated sequel.

The first teaser trailer for "" has made its way out onto the web in the form of bootleg video. Ron Burgundy and the gang (minus Veronica) are stepping out under the spotlights before hilariously promoting their comeback to the sequel.

The teaser is attached to the U.S. screenings of 's raunchy comedy, "". Director Adam McKay recently explained why the promo video is released sooner than expected, even before the production kicks off.

"Paramount came to us with the idea of the teaser, and since we're writing the script, it was a good chance to see the characters and hang out with the actors to inspire writing," he said. "All of the actors slipped right into character and they all looked amazing. Paul [Rudd] has a beard and we're thinking of keeping it. Kind of an Eddie Rabbit-meets-Serpico look."

"Anchorman 2" will bring back , , and as Burgundy, Brick Tamland, Brian Fantana and Champion "Champ" Kind respectively. The project is expected to begin its principal photography in February 2013.



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