Tuesday November 24, 2020

Interview: The man who made Ron Burgundy kind of a big deal

Adam McKay, director of Anchorman 2, tells Nadine O'Regan his movie may be silly, but the cast are deadly serious about it.

22nd December, 2013
Adam McKay, director of Anchorman 2

If Ireland were at war with the marketing people behind Anchorman 2, it would be fair to say we'd be holding up white flags by now.

The marketing campaign for Ron Burgundy's return to the silver screen has been intense and overwhelming. First came the YouTube videos: Burgundy, the hapless newscaster played by Will Ferrell, appeared before us to talk, bizarrely, about The Late Late Toy Show, Love/Hate and Enda Kenny. Adverts for the film seemed...

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