The Hollywood Reporter have revealed that Harrison Ford (Indiana Jones, Star Wars) has joined the cast of Will Ferrell’s Anchorman: The Legend Continues, the comedy sequel to the 2004 hit Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. Ford will play a legendary newscaster in the sequel, and should have no trouble preparing for the role, having previously starred as an anchorman in the 2010 flop, Morning Glory.
Ford will join an impressive comedic cast that boasts Will Ferrell (Old School, Elf), Steve Carell (Date Night, Bruce Almighty), Paul Rudd (Role Models), Christina Applegate (Hall Pass) and Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids).
The iconic actor “is expected to reprise his role as Han Solo in the Star Wars sequel”, due to arrive in 2015, but will first be seen in the Jackie Robinson sport biopic, 42, which is due for release in the US on 12th April 2013.
Anchorman: The Legend Continues is due for release in the US and UK on 20th December 2013.