Will Ferrell’s iconic “Anchorman” character is coming again for a two-season, 12-episode comedy sequence referred to as “The Ron Burgundy Podcast.”
The podcast will launch on the iHeartRadio Podcast Community and will likely be obtainable to listeners in early 2019.
It is going to be co-produced by iHeartRadio and Humorous or Die, the comedy website based by Ferrell, Adam McKay, Michael Kvamme and Chris Henchy.
The information was introduced Monday on the @BurgundyPodcast Twitter web page, the place the funnyman had a comical alternate with CNN’s Don Lemon.
Ferrell tweeted: “Hiya, @donlemon! It’s your good good friend, Ron Burgundy. Don’t know when you heard, however I just lately had my White Home press credentials pulled. They accused me of consuming too many sizzling canine within the press break room.”
Lemon responded: “Mr. Burgundy, I gotta be sincere I don’t keep in mind ever assembly you and albeit I’m just a little shocked you could have White Home press credentials. I do know I stand for a free press and all however simply not so positive it is best to have these credentials.”
Ferrell revealed he was beginning his personal podcast: “Don, I’m laughing out loud! So about that favor: the media panorama is altering so quick and I DO NOT CARE FOR IT. That’s why I’m beginning a “podcast!”
“Have you ever heard of “podcasts?” They’re hotter than Jane Fonda’s exercise tape! Anywho, I need assistance getting the phrase out about mine. What do you say greatest good friend?”
Lemon merely replied: “Please don’t begin a podcast and cease contacting me.”
Conal Byrne, president of the iHeartPodcast Community, mentioned of the podcast: “To be sincere, we don’t wish to do that podcast and we simply wish to get this announcement over with as quickly as potential.”
“Ron fairly actually compelled us into making this podcast with him, first calling us a couple of hundred occasions in a single day after which continuing to really present up at our doorstep and bodily pressure himself into our studios. We do hope the podcast is well-received, however within the meantime, we hope by agreeing to do the announcement he’ll keep away.”
It has not been introduced if Ferrell, who performed Burgundy in “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy in 2004” and in its 2013 sequel, “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,” will seem because the legendary character for the podcast.
An official trailer will likely be launched within the subsequent few months on iHeartRadio.
The movie franchise additionally featured Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, David Koechner and Fred Willard.