Kristen Wiig lands role in Anchorman sequel

Kristen Wiig will join Will Ferrell in the cast of the Anchorman sequel.Photo / AP
Kristen Wiig will join Will Ferrell in the cast of the Anchorman sequel.Photo / AP

Bridesmaids star Kristen Wiig has landed a role in the sequel to Will Ferrell's popular cult comedy Anchorman.

Ferrell is re-teaming with original cast members Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd and Steve Carell for the follow-up and a new addition looks set to spice up the sequel.

In a Twitter post, Applegate writes: "So excited Kristen Wiig has joined our cast for anchorman2. Going 2 b best movie ever made. Besides the best movies ever made.''

Anchorman: The Legend Continues is set for release later this year.

- WEN

© Copyright 2014, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf05 at 26 Oct 2014 04:33:01 Processing Time: 465ms