I love sequels when there is more to the story or when there’s something new to say, but a sequel just for the sake of a sequel is never a good idea. I especially don’t like the idea of making one so far after it looks like the window has closed.
Having said that? I cannot wait for another installment of ANCHORMAN. Hopefully they have some great things planned.
“It’s right when all the news started changing with the 24-hours news cycle in ‘78 or ‘79,” director Adam McKay explains. “All of a sudden, local news stations diversified and had Latino anchors and African-American anchors, and any time you’re talking about diversity and the Action News team, that’s always fun to deal with.”