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In Cinemas Now: Anchorman 2 (15)
4:56pm Friday 27th December 2013 in What's On
RON Burgundy, San Diego’s most intrepid TV news reporter, straightens his tie in the eagerly awaited sequel to the cult 2004 comedy, directed once again by Adam McKay.
Ron and his team – field reporter Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd), sports reporter Champ Kind (David Koechner) and weatherman Brick Tamland (Steve Carell) – jump into a campervan and head for New York to join the city’s first 24-hour station, Global News Network (GNN).
News producer Freddy Schap (Dylan Baker) knows Ron and his cohorts are popular with viewers and could energise GNN.
Not everyone is convinced, though, including current golden boy Jack Lime (James Marsden), who won’t give up his GNN crown without a fight.
Against all the odds, Ron achieves record ratings with his unconventional approach to news reporting, using his newfound celebrity to rebuild bridges with his sassy wife, Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), who has a new squeeze called Gary (Greg Kinnear).