Paramount turns down Anchorman 2
Anchorman 2 is not going ahead after Paramount turned it down.
There have long been rumours that the director and cast of the cult comedy Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy, which starred Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell and Paul Rudd among others, were in talks to make a sequel.
But director Adam Kay wrote on Twitter: "So bummed - Paramount basically passed on Anchorman 2, even after we cut our budget down - we tried."
Date Night star Steve was recently asked if he'd like to appear in a sequel and replied: "Absolutely. In a second."
Will revealed in March 2009 that he was meeting with Steve and Paul to discuss plans for the follow-up.
But last month he apparently said: "I thought we were doing it. I was told it was happening and now I've heard it's going to be too hard to get everyone together."