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Update: Kristen Wiig is back in Burgundy. The "Bridesmaids" star is now confirmed in "Anchorman 2," according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Well, Christina Applegate will certainly be thankful for the extra estrogen.

The (mostly) boys club that is Kvwn-tv Channel 4 Evening News may be getting even more of a lady's touch as Kristen Wiig is rumored to be signing on to "Anchorman: The Legend Continues," according to The Wrap.

The news comes from a source close to the production that claims the "Bridesmaids" star may be joining her "Saturday Night Live" pal Will Ferrell for the sequel to the 2004 comedy, "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." The script is still being written, though apparently Wiig is being, well, written into it.

If this comes to pass (and if the current plotline stays true through production), Wiig will be playing the love interest of Brick Tamland (Steve Carell), the delusional, »

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