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Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell
Funnyman Will Ferrell began his career in comedy with the Los Angeles comedy group The Groundlings, which led to his SNL discovery.

In 2003, Ferrell gained movie stardom with the release of his hit holiday comedy, "Elf." He also starred in a slew of other popular comedies, including "Old School," "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" and "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby."

Ferrell changed pace when he starred opposite Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson in the 2006 drama "Stranger Than Fiction," which earned him a Golden Globe nomination. In the film, Ferrell plays Harold Crick, an IRS worker who continuously hears a narration of the story of his life -- and he do...
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Funnyman Will Ferrell began his career in comedy with the Los Angeles comedy group The Groundlings, which led to his SNL discovery.

In 2003, Ferrell gained movie stardom with the release of his hit holiday comedy, "Elf." He also starred in a slew of other popular comedies, including "Old School," "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" and "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby."

Ferrell changed pace when he starred opposite Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson in the 2006 drama "Stranger Than Fiction," which earned him a Golden Globe nomination. In the film, Ferrell plays Harold Crick, an IRS worker who continuously hears a narration of the story of his life -- and he doesn't like the ending.

Ferrell returns to film this summer in the adventure comedy "Land of the Lost," a big-screen remake of the 1970s TV series.
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  • Will Ferrell 'crashes' NBA game, nails cheerleader with basketball

    Will Ferrell 'crashes' NBA game, nails cheerleader with basketball
    Will Ferrell is no stranger to wacky stunts.  On Wednesday, the actor pulled his latest stunt at a New Orleans Pelicans game, pelting a cheerleader in the face with a basketball while supposedly attempting a half-court shot.  It was all an effort to...
  • Why Will Ferrell hit a cheerleader in the head with a basketball

    Will Ferrell is a beloved funnyman and a well-known NBA fan — so what would possess him to chuck a basketball straight into the head of an unlucky cheerleader? A movie, of course. During Wednesday's game between the visiting Lakers and the New...
  • 'Get Hard' trailer: Kevin Hart prepares Will Ferrell for prison

    Will Ferrell is going from a mansion to the big house in the first trailer for "Get Hard," and Kevin Hart is helping him prepare for the none-too-pleasant move. Set for release March 27 from Warner Bros., the R-rated comedy stars Ferrell as James King,...
  • 'Get Hard' trailer released starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart

    'Get Hard' trailer released starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart
    Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart star together in a new, buddy comedy about a rich businessman headed to prison and needing help to "Get Hard." Ferrell plays James King, who is being sent to prison for ten years for fraud. Hart is Darnell Lewis, a car-...
  • Contender Conversations, Animation: 'Boxtrolls,' 'Dragon 2′ and 'Lego Movie'

    BOXTROLLS Oregon-based Laika is heading into awards season with the stop-motion "The Boxtrolls." Having earned Oscar nominations for its first two efforts, "Coraline" (2009) and "ParaNorman" (2012), the studio is aiming to remain on a roll. Producer (and...
  • Seismic Productions: 25 Years of Shaking Up the Business

    It was a saturday in 1992, and Seismic Productions co-owner David Schneiderman was sweeping his porch in preparation for his birthday party when the phone rang with a call from Bob Weinstein, asking for changes on the trailer for his Miramax political...
  • Nexus Player is Google's search-friendly answer to Apple TV

    Nexus Player is Google's search-friendly answer to Apple TV
    The Apple TV gets along brilliantly with other branches of the Apple family. Music and movies from iTunes automatically load onto Apple TV, and it enables iPhones, Macs and iPads to display onto a big monitor or television. The Nexus Player, which...
  • Quentin Tarantino at LACMA Gala: L.A. Should Be Movie Capital of the World

    The Los Angeles Museum of Modern Art held its fourth annual Art and Film Gala on Saturday evening, with A-list talent and moguls stepping in from the brisk November temps for one of the starriest bashes of the fall. The Gucci-sponsored event, which...
  • Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg Starring in Comedy 'Daddy's Home'

    Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg will star in comedy "Daddy's Home" with shooting starting later this year. Ferrell will portray a mild-mannered radio executive who strives to become the best stepdad to his wife's two children. Wahlberg will play their...
  • Matthew Morrison to Return to Broadway in 'Finding Neverland'

    Matthew Morrison, the Broadway alum who's currently wrapping up his final season on "Glee," will take over the lead role in "Finding Neverland," the Harvey Weinstein-produced musical that opens in the spring. Morrison, whose legit credits include...
  • Parent of The Onion satirical site looks into possible sale

    Parent of The Onion satirical site looks into possible sale
    Everything in this story is actually, honestly true. Onion Inc., owner of The Onion satirical news site and the entertainment site A.V. Club , has hired a financial adviser for a possible sale, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The...