Apparently, the creative team behind Anchorman are big on celebrating anniversaries, because a year ago–to the day–Funny or Die debuted the first Anchorman: The Legend Continues teaser trailer, and while the newest teaser trailer was released a few days ago, the fact that today is the one-year anniversary for the first teaser might help explain why the new teaser is currently trending. If you recall last year’s teaser, you’ll recognize the newest one is done in almost the exact same manner, but that doesn’t stop it from being funny and effective. I mean, are you really going to see the Anchorman movies because of their compelling plot? Of course not.
The joy comes from the actors and the way they play their characters. The fact that they work for a news program helps bring our heroes together is almost incidental. Seeing them together, weaving their tapestry of silliness is where this title always shines, and the trailer does a fantastic job of accentuating the positives.
All while reminding us to stay classy, which, considering today’s social media climate, is probably really good advice.
A quick look at the December 2013 release’s IMDB page reveals, well, just about everyone in Hollywood has a part in it. Here’s a sample of a few of the cameos you’ll see this Christmas:
Sacha Baron Cohen
From the looks of that, it sounds like joyous chaos in the form of Anchorman: The Legend Continues is coming for us this winter.