‘Anchorman 2' Sets Dec. 20, 2013, Release Date

Paramount will release the film, which brings back Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd and David Koechner

"Anchorman: The Legend Continues" is set for wide release on Dec. 20, 2013, a Paramount Pictures spokeswoman told TheWrap.

The studio, which took over the franchise for DreamWorks, announced in March that star Will Ferrell would reunite with co-stars Steve Carell, Paul Rudd and David Koechner.

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Earlier this month, TheWrap reported exclusively that Kristen Wiig was circling a role in the sequel.

"Anchorman 2" will be produced by Judd Apatow.