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Along with Wedding Crashers … and The Bridge on the River Kwai … we’ve long believed Anchorman was one of those movies Hollywood should let stand.

But sequels make lots of money, and well … that’s what makes our world go ’round (for better or worse).

And occasionally (see Grumpier Old Men) the second acts are actually better than the original – although we think Judd Apatow will be hard-pressed to top his 2004 hit.

And so Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd), Champ Kind (David Koechner) and Brick Tamland (Steve Carell) are trading San Diego for New York City, the 1970s for the 1980s and local network news for the “Global News Network.”

Here’s the trailer …

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues premieres on December 20.

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