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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, Kristen Wiig in deadly dull 'Deadly Adoption'

    The Lifetime movie that Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig denied would ever happen aired Saturday night — and their denial is now easy to understand. It was lousy. Or, if nothing else, it aired on the wrong network. It belonged on Comedy Central. It's...
  • Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'A Deadly Adoption'

    Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'A Deadly Adoption'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 21 - 27, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Orphan Black This cloning-themed science-...
  • Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig's serious 'Deadly Adoption' trailer still funny

    Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig's serious 'Deadly Adoption' trailer still funny
    That Will Ferrell-Kristen Wiig Lifetime movie is really happening and the network released a full-length trailer Monday to prove it. The melodramatic "A Deadly Adoption" has several hallmarks of Lifetime's original movies and features the "Saturday...
  • Watch: First look at Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig Lifetime movie 'A Deadly Adoption'

    Watch: First look at Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig Lifetime movie 'A Deadly Adoption'
    There's mystery, an unexplained confrontation and even some blood in the first trailer for Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig's take on the campy made-for-TV movie genre, "A Deadly Adoption." In the trailer for the movie that will air on Lifetime this...
  • Lifetime film with Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig debuts June 20

    A new thriller starring Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig will air later this month on Lifetime after experiencing some real-life drama of its own. The network says "A Deadly Adoption" will premiere June 20 at 8 p.m. EDT. But the fate of the film seemed...
  • Will You Recognize 'Kimmy Schmidt''s Sara Chase At Infinity's Forward Fest?

    Will You Recognize 'Kimmy Schmidt''s Sara Chase At Infinity's Forward Fest?
    Actress and singer Sara Chase, who'll perform at the Forward Festival at Hartford's Infinity Hall on Sunday, May 24, had already appeared in movies ("The Other Guys," with Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg), on television ("Arrested Development," "The...
  • Will Ferrell spoofs Harry Caray on 'Letterman'

    Will Ferrell spoofs Harry Caray on 'Letterman'
    Will Ferrell was back in the rotation Monday as late Cubs announcer Harry Caray on the "Late Show with David Letterman." Ferrell was in the audience dressed in a colorful tie and large glasses to portray the bombastic Caray, who died 17 years ago....
  • LACMA reframes its future with growing Hollywood ties

    LACMA reframes its future with growing Hollywood ties
    The guest list for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's 50th anniversary gala Saturday night might easily be mistaken for that of a Hollywood awards show. Studio executives Robert Iger of Walt Disney Co., Michael Lynton of Sony Entertainment and...
  • Fate of Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig's Lifetime movie up in the air

    Fate of Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig's Lifetime movie up in the air
    It is the most meta of meta comedic ideas: a Lifetime movie that spoofs Lifetime movies. But now the project's fate appears to be in crisis. On Wednesday, the Hollywood Reporter announced that comedians Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig had teamed up for ...
  • Lifetime deciding what to do with Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig movie

    Lifetime deciding what to do with Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig movie
    The fate of a Lifetime TV movie featuring Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig remained unclear on Friday after the project's planned secrecy was spoiled. The former "Saturday Night Live" stars made the ominously titled "A Deadly Adoption," playing a couple...
  • The power of comedy is subplot in agency war

    The power of comedy is subplot in agency war
    The defection of top agents from Creative Artists Agency to the smaller United Talent Agency this week has underscored the growing importance of comedy — and versatile comedic actors — to the entertainment business. CAA filed a lawsuit...