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Kristen Wiig joins Anchorman: The Legend Continues

Bridesmaids, Kristen Wiig

Story by Jack Foley

KRISTEN Wiig has joined the cast of comedy sequel Anchorman: The Legend Continues.

The Bridesmaids actress joins a cast led by Will Ferrell, who plays the news anchor Ron Burgundy, and supported by Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carrell and Dave Koechner.

The casting news was announced by director Adam McKay announced on his Facebook page.

Wiig most recently appeared with Ferrell while presenting a Golden Globe, which may well have paved the way for her to join the cast.

Her forthcoming slate looks extremely busy and includes Girl Most Likely, another project that she wrote, and Ben Stiller’s Secret Life of Walter Mitty.

She’s also in Liza Johnson’s drama Hateship, Friendship and Craig Johnson’s dramedy The Skeleton Twins.

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