Kristin Wiig confirmed for “Anchorman 2″


Photo: Kristin Wiig, courtesy Elizabeth Goodenough/Everett Collection

The film hits theaters December 20, 2013.

In the words of Ron Burgundy: “Super duper!”

“Anchorman” director Adam Mckay confirmed on Twitter that Bridesmaids star and former Saturday Night Live cast member Kristin Wiig has joined “Anchorman: The Legend Continues.” Details for the role have yet to be revealed, however, it’s been reported that Wiig will play the love interest of the lamp-loving Brick Tamland (Steve Carrell).

“Anchorman: The Legend Continues” also stars returning players Will Farrell, Paul Rudd, Christina Applegate and David Koechner (“Whammy!”). The film will take place during the advent of the 24-hour news cycle. McKay teased the sequel’s plot in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, stating: “I’ll tell you we’re staying roughly period, and I would just say it’s the next stage in the development of American media and news. The fun of these characters is they confront change very poorly.”

“Anchorman: The Legend Continues” will be released on December 20, 2013.

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