While at a press conference for Everything Must Go, Will Ferrell answered some questions about his next several projects, including some rumored ones, including Southern Rivals, starring opposite Zach Galifianakis, Zoolander 2, Anchorman 2 and Step Brothers 2.
Southern Rivals is to start production this fall, and centers on two politicians aiming for a position in "a small congressional district in South Carolina." The film's release will coincide with election season next year and will "have comments on the circumstance now in modern day politics."
"Zoolander 2 I don't know anything about."
"Anchorman 2, you really have to assert some sort of email hate campaign to Paramount Pictures. They've told us, 'We've run the numbers and it's not a good fit.'"
"We were going to do almost a reverse... almost like how the Marx brothers used to do - we were going to do a Broadway musical and then have a film come out after the stage show. Everyone we tell the idea loves it, except for the studio that owns the rights. Ball's in their courts, but they're being idiots."
"Yeah, we just sat down with John [C. Reilly] and we were kicking around some ideas," Ferrell said. So, you know, maybe. We'll see."