Press Trust of India
March 06, 2013 09:31 IST
70-year-old actor Harrison Ford will portray a legendary newscaster in the follow up to 2004 comedy movie Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.
Hollywood star Harrison Ford has
signed up for Anchorman: The Legend Continues.
The 70-year-old actor will portray a legendary newscaster
in the follow up to 2004 comedy movie Anchorman: The Legend
of Ron Burgundy, which will also see him join fellow
franchise newcomer Kristen Wiig, said the Hollywood Reporter.
Harrison's alter-ego is said to be similar to NBC's
Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw.
It will not be the first time he has portrayed an
anchorman after taking on such a role in 2010 comedy Morning
Glory, which also starred Diane Keaton and Rachel McAdams and
was produced by JJ Abrams and Bryan Burk.
Harrison looks set to have a busy few years, which will
see him work with Abrams again after it was recently reported
that he is to reprise his role as Han Solo in the forthcoming
Star Wars sequel.
The actor played the character in the original Star
Wars trilogy between 1977 and 1983 along with Mark Hamill and