Will Ferrell to play Bobby Riggs in Battle of the Sexes movie

Sports enthusiast Will Ferrell has starred in several fictional sports movies including Talledega Nights and Semi-Pro. Now he’s being cast in a movie based on a real-life sporting event. Ferrell is set to play Bobby Riggs in an upcoming film depicting the Battle of the Sexes tennis match between Riggs and Billie Jean King. From Variety: Ferrell is attached to star in ”The Secret...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell to play Bobby Riggs in 'Battle of The Sexes' film

For those of you who aren’t familiar, Bobby Riggs is a tennis player from the 40′s that was famous as much for his successful pro-career as he was for his infamous Battle Of the Sexes match against Billie Jean King. Variety reports the oft described brash, chauvinistic Riggs, also infamous for his terrible gambling problem, will be played in an upcoming moving by Will Ferrell...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell would replace Jim Nantz with Ryan Seacrest at The Masters

The Masters and springtime at Augusta is right around the corner.  Already your hearts should be aflutter at the prospects of Jim Nantz and his silky smooth baritone waxing poetically about azaleas and patrons and Amen Corner.  Yes, it’s easy to poke fun at, but it’s also legitimately one of my favorite sports events and productions of the year. Will Ferrell is also a huge...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Masters Thoughts with Will Ferrell

The Masters is set to kick off next week, and funny-guy Will Ferrell couldn’t help but give his thoughts about the iconic tournament. Ferrell took time to give some advice on a number of topics including how to honor the recently removed Eisenhower tree, and it’s something that could only come from the warped mind of Ron Burgundy himself.Related Link: Will Ferrell’s Desert...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Five minutes of Will Ferrell offering his expert opinions about The Masters

It's clear that Will Ferrell is a golf expert and if he had his way, things would be drastically different at Augusta this year...and moving forward.His insights are brilliant as he discusses the beauty of Jim Nantz's voice, the possible additions of Ryan Seacrest and Randy Jackson to the broadcast team, the hilarity that is strip malls and fast food restaurants right outside...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell Offered His Expert Insight On This Year’s Masters Tournament

The new and extended Blu Ray and DVD versions of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues hit stores yesterday, so we’re probably in for a good week of Will Ferrell popping up in random places, which is never a bad thing. For example, he recently offered up his thoughts on the 2014 Masters tournament, and it turns out that the comedy icon would like to perhaps add Ryan Seacrest and Randy...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Will Ferrell’s thoughts on the 2014 Masters

Actor and comedian Will Ferrell offered his thoughts on the 2014 Masters, which begins April 10. Ferrell touches on Jim Nantz’s voice, why he might hire Ryan Seacrest as an announcer and why Bubba Watson and Rory McIlroy should not be paired together. Watson, who won the 2012 Masters, is considered a favorite to win with Tiger Woods out after undergoing a successful microdiscectomy...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

T.I. To Star In New Movie With Will Ferrell & Kevin Hart

T.I. has been hard at work on his newest album but will now be heading back to the big screen. Deadspin Hollywood recently reported that he would be co-starring as Kevin Hart’s cousin, Joaquin, in the film “Get Hard,” which tells the story of Ferrell’s millionaire fraudster character preparing to head to prison. In December, […]
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Will Ferrell/Ron Burgundy will guest host on 'SportsCenter'

Will Ferrell will reportedly host ESPN's SportsCenter on Dec. 5, as a promotion for the upcoming "Anchorman 2" movie.
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell dresses as drum major, leads USC marching band

Will Ferrell is a well-known, and proud, USC alum. The funnyman dressed in full drum major's gear on Monday and led the USC marching band as it played the Trojans' legendary fight song. Wait. Was that @USCDrumMajor or Ron Burgundy leading the band tonight? pic.twitter.comhWb6SqODnE The Spirit of Troy (@USCTMB) October 15, 2013 Ferrell also wielded a sword, which may or...
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October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

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