Will Ferrell is reportedly concerned about “over exposing” Ron Burgundy by appearing in a Robin Thicke music promo.
The 46-year-old actor and American singer have recorded a version of Christopher Cross’ 1980 track Ride Like the Wind for the soundtrack on the eagerly anticipated Anchorman sequel.
There has been talk of them shooting a video to accompany it, but scheduling has proved tight. A collaboration between the pair during Will’s planned appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on December 19 has been mooted, although the actor is apparently concerned about the effect it might have on his newsreader character.
“Everyone’s on board for a proper music video, but Will’s concerned about his schedule. He fears Ron Burgundy will be overexposed,” an insider told the publication. “But Will would like Robin to join him on some of his TV appearances, such as Conan and Jimmy.”
Will appeared on the Conan show last week, but the only way for Robin to join him would have been to pay out $100,000 to shelve another appearance.
While promoting the sequel to the hit 2004 feature Will has appeared as his on-screen alter ego at several big events.
The last was at the MTV European Music Awards in Amsterdam earlier this month, where Robin performed. On Sunday he is set to cover the Canadian Olympic curling trials in the country’s capital city Winnipeg in character for the sports channel TSN.
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Olivia Munn thinks Will Ferrell is “a good-looking man”.
The funny actress and star of hit TV series The Newsroom is known for possessing both beauty and brains.
She says there is a double standard in Hollywood where sexy men can be humorous, but female stars have to be willing to subvert their hotness to get a laugh.
“It’s all about knowing your body and knowing what’s funny. Like Chris Farley, who made his career on being the big guy that comes in wearing something really small. You learn to play off what you have and turn it into a joke. I think anybody that loves doing comedy plays off his or her body – even on SNL, you get people like Jason Sudeikis or Will Ferrell, they do these great impressions, and they can do them because they look a certain way. They can play these really good-looking politicians because they’re good-looking men, and they use that to their advantage…” she revealed to US ELLE magazine. “Yeah! Wait, you don’t? Oh, with your tone, I guess you don’t [fancy Will Ferrell]. Well, he’s tall, which is good. Tall and like a normal build. I mean, we’re not comparing him to Bradley Cooper, but let the record state that I think that he is a good-looking man.”
Olivia lives in Los Angeles with The Killing’s Joel Kinnaman. She says her beau is a good roommate, apart from when it comes to domestic chores.
“Well then, you know this conversation: I’ll say, ‘You know, we’ve got to clean this up, right?’ And he’ll go, ‘Yeah, I know. It’ll get done.’ And I’m thinking, ‘What exactly do you mean by it’ll get done?’ What you really mean is: ‘It will get done by me, tomorrow, by myself,’” she laughed. “It’s really too bad there aren’t little magical leprechauns that run in and clean it up.”
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