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A 'Kind Of A Big Deal' Gets Even Bigger In 'Anchorman 2'

In a sequel, Ron Burgundy makes the leap from local to national news. "We felt like we needed to jack up the stakes," says director and co-writer Adam McKay. He and star Will Ferrell join Terry Gross to talk about making movies -- and that epic 'statche.

12:15

Twain Humor Award Honors Comedian Will Ferrell.

Comedian Will Ferrell will receive the 14th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor later this month at the Kennedy Center. The comedian became famous as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and went on to star in movies such as Old School and Elf.

This interview was originally broadcast on Nov. 9, 2006.

12:37

Will Ferrell: The Comedian Reflects.

Will Ferrell is starring in a four-episode arc on NBC's sitcom, The Office. To celebrate, Fresh Air is replaying highlights from a 2006 interview with Ferrell about his time on Saturday Night Live.

This interview was originally broadcast on Nov. 9, 2006. Will Ferrell is currently appearing in a four-episode arc on NBC's The Office.

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05:54

Will Ferrell Shines In Laugh-Filled 'Other Guys.'

The Adam McKay comedy stars Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg as mismatched cops who are suddenly thrust from inside the police precinct out onto the streets. And critic David Edelstein says some scenes had him doubled over with laughter.

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