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Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell Battle for Kids’ Affection in First ‘Daddy’s Home’ Trailer (Video)

The Paramount comedy opens in theaters December 25

Paramount released the first trailer for the Mark Wahlberg/Will Ferrell comedy “Daddy’s Home” on Friday.

Ferrell plays a straight-laced suburban dad with an excellent credit score who is at a loss when his stepkids’ biological father (Wahlberg) re-enters their lives and challenges him for control of the family.

Wahlberg is not above bribing the kids with money and puppies, while Ferrell does his best to score points by bringing home a pony for Christmas.

In addition to Ferrell and Wahlberg, the film also stars Linda Cardellini, Thomas Haden Church, Paul Scheer,and Hannibal Buress.

Sean Anders and John Morris co-directed the film, based on the screenplay by Brian Burns. Ferrell also produced the film alongside longtime collaborator Adam McKay under their Gary Sanchez Productions banner.

“Daddy’s Home” opens in theaters December 25.

Watch the video.