Kristen Wiig on board for 'Anchorman 2'

February 5, 2013

Director and co-screenwriter Adam McKay made the announcement on his Facebook and Twitter.

Wiig joins Will Ferrell, who's returning as the unintentionally hilarious newsman Ron Burgundy for the follow-up to 2004's hit comedy.

Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, David Koechner and Steve Carrell are already slated to star in the anticipated sequel.

"Anchorman: The Legend Continues" is slated to open December 20.

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