Great news for fans of Harrison Ford as well as for fans 1970s-style newscasters, the Hollywood Reporter is saying that Harrison Ford has joined up Rob Burgundy and the rest of the Channel 4 news team for Anchorman II: The Legend Continues.
Screen legend Ford is expected to play a legendary newsman in the vein of Walter Cronkite or Tom Brokaw. The last cast announcement was that SNL-alum Kristen Wiig would also join the gang for the much anticipated sequel. The movie will see the return of the rest of the team including: Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Christina Applegate and David Koechner.
Director Adam McKay recently told Empire Magazine that the movie will deal with Ron and his team relocating to New York City. The Channel 4 team are trying to come to terms with the burgeoning 24 hour news cycle.