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Before dusting off the Millennium Falcon for a Star Wars sequel, Harrison Ford will sharpen his comedic chops for a role in Paramount's Anchorman 2. Ford will play a legendary newscaster a la Tom Brokaw in the Adam McKay-helmed comedy, which begins shooting this month in Atlanta. He previously played an anchorman in the film Morning Glory, the 2010 comedy produced by J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk. The sequel to 2004's Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy stars returnees Will FerrellSteve CarellPaul RuddChristina Applegate and David Koechner, as well as a new-to-the-property Kristen Wiig. Ferrell and McKay wrote the screenplay and are

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