Harrison Ford has officially joined the cast of Adam McKay’s Anchorman: The Legend Continues. He joins the returning Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, David Koechner and Paul Rudd as well as fellow newcomers Kristen Wiig, James Marsden, Dylan Baker and Meagan Good.
A sequel to 2004′s Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Anchorman: The Legend Continues is about to begin production in Atlanta, Georgia. It is expected to hit theaters December 20th of this year.
Ford’s role is said to be that of an esteemed new anchor, a part somewhat similar to the role he played in 2010′s Morning Glory (as pictured). Ford’s 2013 slate is shaping up to be a busy one. He can also be seen this year in the Jackie Robinson biopic 42, the Robert Luketic thriller Paranoia and the Orson Scott Card adaptation Ender’s Game.
He’s also expected to reprise his iconic Han Solo role for J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII.
You can check out the previously-released announcement teaser for Anchorman: The Legend Continues below!