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SNL 40th Anniversary Celebration
Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph and Kate McKinnon Will Star in ‘The Spoils of Dying’
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Fans of Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon have had no shortage of collaborations to celebrate in 2015, with the Paul Feig directed Ghostbusters cast announced in January and the cast to the followup of popular IFC mini-series The Spoils of Babylon released this week. SNL and Bridesmaids alum Maya Rudolph, Chris Parnell, Val Kilmer, Michael Kenneth Williams and returning cast member Haley Joel Osment will also have leading roles in The Spoils of Dying, penned by Matt Piedmont and Andrew Steele. More

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Will Ferrell Kicked Out of NBA Game For Throwing Ball in Cheerleader’s Face
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Actor Will Ferrell is well-known for his outlandish antics from his days on Saturday Night Live to his over-the-top performances in films like Anchorman and Talladega Nights. If you had to pick one actor who would suddenly freak out at a New Orleans Pelicans game, throwing a ball at a cheerleader before being hauled away by security, you’d pick Shia Labeouf — but Ferrell would be a close second. More

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Before Emerson talk, Ron Burgundy anchors real broadcast
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Will Ferrell’s “Anchorman” character Ron Burgundy continues to transition from fictional character to actual media celebrity. Or so it would seem. After endorsing embattled Toronto mayor Rob Ford in song and with an upcoming lecture at Emerson’s school of communication on Thursday, the mustachioed Burgundy sat in a real anchor chair in Bismarck, N.D., to deliver, well, real news. Most impressive, though, is co-anchor Amber Schatz’s poise, as she is seemingly nonplussed by Ferrell’s presence. More

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‘Anchorman’ at Emerson a sad, expensive lesson to students
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There’s nothing far-fetched about a school with a strong communications and media program inviting an actor to speak at the school, which is what will happen at Emerson College on Dec. 4, when funnyman Will Ferrell will make an appearance. The problem is, it won’t technically be Ferrell speaking to students and delivering a heartfelt tale about his perseverance and making it in a tough industry, or following your dreams and not listening to critics who tell you to “get a real job” and that “studying liberal arts is for ‘losers’” – both invaluable lessons that college kids need to hear. Instead, Ferrell’s character Ron Burgundy from the “Anchorman” films will impart such wisdom as: “Go see my new film, ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,’ out in theaters soon.” And it won’t just be an appearance by the fictitious newsman. To fully sell the con, the school will rename itself the Ron Burgundy School of Communications for the event. More