Anchorman 2 Adds James Marsden as Rival Anchor

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We've got some new casting news for Anchorman 2, not to be confused with the sequel to the Marvel movie about the superhero with the power to slow down ships, Anchor-Man 2.

James Marsden has signed on to join the cast of the comedy sequel. He will reportedly play a rival anchor, and Ron Burgundy's arch nemesis.

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Marsden joins fellow newcomer Kristen Wiig (who rocked it in 2011 will some hilarious Bridesmaids quotes), who is rumored to be playing a love interest to Steve Carrell's Brick Tamland. Original cast members Will Ferrell, David Koechner, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd (The Perks of Being a Wallflower), and Carrell, will all return.

Anchorman 2 is set for a December 20, 2013 release date. Head to our Anchorman quotes page for more.

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Anchorman 2 Quotes

Brick Tamland: Your hair looks like wet popcorn.
Chani: I like the parts of your face that are covered with skin.

Brick Tamland: Let's take a look at the big map. Where’s the map?
Ron Burgundy: Take a look at the monitor.
Brick Tamland: Oh god, Ron, where's my legs? I don't have any legs, Ron. Ahhh! In 93, 93…

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