Ron Burgundy anchors actual news in Bismark
Actor Will Ferrell has been in a number of comedic films over the years. The two films he is best known for are Anchorman and Talladega Nights. Ferrell is currently promoting his latest films, Anchor Man 2 and part of that promotion saw Ferrell co-anchoring a real newscast as Ron Burgundy in North Dakota. Burgundy was on air with KX News in Bismark, ND.
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Apparently Ferrell did well reading the news as prompted without getting out of character. He did crack a few jokes according to NY Daily News. The same can’t be said for his fellow news casters, who reportedly cracked up a few times.
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"The second he said, 'Good evening, I'm Ron Burgundy,' I lost it," Amber Schatz, Ferrell's co-anchor for the night, told The Associated Press Sunday. "It was really hard not to laugh."