Kristen Wiig in Talks for ‘Anchorman 2′ (REPORT)

The top story in Ron Burgundy’s world? Kristen Wiig is in talks to join the Anchorman sequel.

The Bridesmaids star is this close to signing on for a key role opposite Will Ferrell and Steve Carell. Who will she play? Read on to find out…

The Wrap reports that Wiig is being eyed to play the love interest of Carell’s inept weatherman, Brick Tamland. In addition to Ferrell and Carell, actors Paul Rudd, Christina Applegate and David Koechner will also reprise their roles from the 2004 original.

While Ferrell and director Adam McKay are still working on the script for Anchorman: The Legend Continues, The Wrap adds that the film is set for release in October 2013. That means that production would have to start early in the new year.

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