ANCHORMAN 2 Getting Three Versions On Home Video

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If the notion of two different cuts of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues – the initial theatrical cut and the Super-Sized R Rated Version hitting theaters this Friday for a one week run – was not enough for you, you may be thrilled to learn that the upcoming blu-ray release will feature an additional edit of the film for a total of three.

The third version of the film will be an unrated cut of the theatrical version as well as a reported four hours of extra material. Given that director Adam McKay loves to shoot lots of improvisation on the set, it comes as no surprise that there is plenty of material forthcoming. With the first Anchorman, McKay released numerous unused and differently performed scenes, including editing many into an alternate storyline called Anchorman: Wake Up Ron Burgundy.

From the press release, here’s what to expect –

Blu-ray Disc 1

  • Feature film in high definition (Unrated Version)
  • Commentary by Adam McKay, Judd Apatow, Will Ferrell, Steve Carell,
  • Paul Rudd & David Koechner
  • Feature film in high definition (Theatrical Version)
  • Behind-the-Scenes: Newsroom—Inside the making of the film
  • Gag Reel, Parts 1 & 2
  • Line-O-Rama, Parts 1 & 2—Non-stop alternate lines from the film
  • Welcome to the Dolphin Show—Ron Burgundy takes on the crowd
  • Catfight—Christina Applegate vs. Meagan Good with hilarious one-liners
  • News-O-Rama—Ron and the News Team bring you the headlines
  • Kench-O-Rama—Mashup of Kench Allenby’s most Australian moments
  • Cast Table Read

Blu-ray Disc 2

  • Feature film in high definition (Super-Sized R-Rated Version)
  • Behind-the-Scenes
  • Anchorman 2: The Musical—A look at the musical sequel that almost was
  • RV—Dissecting the RV tumble
  • Baxter & Doby—The lovable animals of Anchorman 2
  • News Fight—Inside the biggest, baddest all-star celebrity brawl
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Extended & Alternate Scenes
  • Previsualizations—RV, Shark Attack and News Fight sequences
  • Auditions—Featuring Meagan Good, Dylan Baker and Amy Poehler
  • Benefit for 826LA: “Spoiler Alert”—A special tribute to Anchorman 2
  • Trailers

The package hits store shelves on April 1.

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FilmEksis
February 24, 2014 5:49 pm

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