People are already hyped for Anchorman: The Legend Continues. I mean, it’s not hard to get hyped. One of the best comedies of the past decade getting a sequel? Everyone returning? And the film is going to explore the 24 hour news cycle? Like, hello?
But now, there’s some spice in this soup. Writer and director Adam McKay has confirmed that Kristen Wiig will join the cast of Anchorman 2.
Just found out Kristen Wiig officially on board for Anchorman 2.Cannonball!
— Adam McKay (@GhostPanther) February 5, 2013
Wiig, for those that don’t know, is one of the funniest people on the planet right now. She killed it on SNL, she killed it in MacGruber, she killed it in Bridesmaids and now I’m sure she’ll kill it in freakin’ Anchorman 2.
The film is set to come out at the end of the year. Cannoball!