James Marsden has taken a starring role in the upcoming Anchorman: The Legend Continues, Deadline reports. He's said to be playing a rival news anchor to Will Ferrell's Ron Burgundy.
Marsden joins the returning Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, David Koechner, Paul Rudd and newcomer Kristen Wiig in Adam McKay's sequel to his 2004 comedy Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.
In addition to appearing as a regular character on the final season of NBC's "30 Rock," Marsden recently appeared in Robot and Frank and Bachelorette. He can next be seen on the big screen in Baltasar Kormakur's 2 Guns.