I hope that, unlike the Pauly Shore show at Minerva’s several months ago, Koechner will actually try to put on a decent performance. I really enjoyed Shore’s opening acts, but then he came on the stage and sucked all the air out of the room. Total bummer, buddy.
Koechner has provided constant laughs for me over the years. I have rather high hopes for his performance.
I arranged Tuesday to have an interview with him in a couple weeks. I learned today that we’ll have some very cool news to discuss.
I’ve learned the sequel finally came together today. The comedy Anchorman 2 will be produced under mogul Judd Apatow’s banner with Will Ferrell’s and Adam MKay’s Gary Sanchez Productions. McKay will direct as well as write the script with Will Ferrell who will star again as Ron Burgundy along with the 2004 original’s castmembers Steve Carell and Paul Rudd and David Koechner.
Ron Burgundy himself broke the news on “Conan” Wednesday: