On the second day of Christmas, Will Ferrell gave to me, a whole lot of Ron Burgundy! However, today it was more like Steve Carell, Brick, that gave the gift of goofiness. The countdown to the much anticipated debut of Anchorman: The Legend Continues is winding down, and it seems that all of pop-culture is overflowing with the antics of San Diego’s finest news team.
Anchorman: The Legend Continues won’t be released in theaters until December 18th (16th in some places), so until then, forget The 12 Days Of Christmas – We’re staying classy for The 12 Days of Burgundy!
Day 2 – Steve Carell auditions for Brick Tamland
Carell’s audition for the first Anchorman took place back in 2003. Pre-Office, and when The 40 Year Old Virgin was merely 38, Carell was just a lowly correspondent for The Daily Show. In the audition, you’ll see Steve have a slightly improvised conversation with Will Ferrell and you’ll hear plenty of laughs coming from everyone else in the room. It’s easy to see why Carell was perfect for the role of Brick from the very beginning. Ferrell and the producers loved him almost as much as he loved lamp. This comic gold is taken from the ‘Rich Mahogany’ edition of Anchorman, which was released this past Tuesday. Read More