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  1. Even with Ferrell and Hart, "Get Hard" only dishes out soft laughsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | OnMilwaukee

    ... and the dumbing down of media. McKay helped write the story for Ferrell's underappreciated political goof "The Campaign," while the otherwise silly buddy cop comedy "The Other Guys" ends with a barrage of infographics over the end credits explaining ...

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  2. Kevin Hart, Will Ferrell in Get HardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | State Press

    ... standpoint and I think he made a really unique film. Where McKay and Ferrell's previous collaborations such as "The Campaign" have made their fair share of social commentary, Ferrell says "Get Hard" does the same, albeit in its own way. "One of the ...

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  3. Will Ferrell Joins UTARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... world into complete disequilibrium and putting many actors in play. Ferrell's recent movies, such as 2012's The Campaign and 2013's Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues , have not fared as well as his earlier efforts, but the actor has returned to fine ...

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  4. Box Office Report: 'Home' Wins Weekend, While Will Ferrell and 'It Follows' Make HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Movies.com

    ... ($35.5), Get Hard ($34.6), Blades of Glory ($33.01), Elf ($31.1), Step Brothers ($30.9), Anchorman ($28.4), The Campaign ($26.5), Anchorman 2 ($26.2), Kicking and Screaming ($20.1) That surprised even me. But consider that Talladega and The Other ...

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  5. Warner Brothers' 'Get Hard' Expected To Benefit From Audience Appeal Of Kevin Hart And Will FerrellRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Seeking Alpha

    ... is until I started researching this piece. Ferrell's last two mainstream headlined comedies ( Anchorman 2, The Campaign) opened to $26 million and the one prior ( The Other Guys ) did $35 million. Granted two of them carried obscenely high budgets ...

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  6. Piers Morgan mistaken for Ewan McGregor by British Airways ladyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Daily Mail

    ... a comeback in a Broadway play.) An easy mistake to make, given that my acting CV currently includes Flight, The Campaign, World War Z, One Chance and Citizenfour - a body of work that has so far grossed more than $1 billion. In The Campaign, I had a ...

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  7. Talking with Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart about what it takes to 'Get Hard'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | State Press

    ... standpoint and I think he made a really unique film. Where McKay and Ferrell's previous collaborations such as "The Campaign" have made their fair share of social commentary, Ferrell says "Get Hard" does the same, albeit in its own way. "One of the ...

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  8. Review: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart Pick Soft Targets In 'Get Hard'Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Forbes.com

    ... to do what Kevin Hart does, while Will Ferrell has been dividing his time between comic bigscreen vehicles like The Campaign and The LEGO Movie and small-screen stuff like The Spoils of Babylon (which I think I'll check out when I get a chance), and ...

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  9. 'Get Hard' ReviewRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Everybody's Got One

    You can probably start officially worrying about Will Ferrell's career. After The Campaign and Anchorman 2 , he's begun to seem less relevant and fresh as a comic star.

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  10. 'Get Hard' controversy may help Hart-Ferrell prison comedy at box officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Star Tribune

    ... "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" opened to $26 million on its way to $126 million domestically. Misfires "The Campaign" and "Casa De Mi Padre" preceded that, so he could use another hit. There are several positive signs for "Get Hard." There ...

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  11. Comedy actor Will Ferrell honored with a star on Walk of FameRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Xinhuanet

    ... the crowd at the ceremony. Ferrell is well known for his movies including "Elf," "Zoolander," Old School," "The Campaign," and the screen adaptation of "The Producers," which earned him his first Golden Globe nomination in 2006 for Best Supporting ...

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  12. OC Native Will Ferrell Earns Star on Walk of Fame Despite Loathing of MayorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Patch.com

    ... The Legend of Ron Burgundy" and its sequel, "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" -- he co-wrote both -- "The Campaign," and the Spanish-language telenovela spoof "Casa de mi Padre." Ferrell's other film credits also include "Elf," "Zoolander," "Old ...

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  13. Before a Get Hard,a Will Ferrell gets star on Hollywood Walk of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... and its sequel, “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” -- he co-wrote both -- “The Campaign,” and the Spanish-language telenovela spoof “Casa de mi Padre.” Ferrell's other film credits also include ...

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  14. The Weekend Warrior: Get Hard, Home, It FollowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | ComingSoon.net

    ... million (after opening on a Wednesday), which was on par with the opening weekend of Ferrell's previous comedy, The Campaign with Zach Galifianakis, and went on to gross $125 million, but that was also rated PG-13 rather than R like Get Hard . ...

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  15. This Week in Hollywood South: Will Ferrell's 'Get Hard' controversy, fraud allegations against local producer, more (links)Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | NOLA.com

    ... on the life of blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, is now set to land in theaters Nov. 6. Jay Roach ("The Campaign," "Game Plan") directs, with Helen Mirren, John Goodman, Diane Lane, Michael Stuhlbarg and Louis C.K. co-starring. Read more on ...

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  16. Dalton Trumbo biopic, shot in NOLA, gets an award-season release dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | NOLA.com

    ... prestige-season release suggests Bleeker has high hopes for the film, directed by Jay Roach ("Game Change," "The Campaign") and featuring an impressive co-starring cast that includes Helen Mirren as gossip columnist and Trumbo nemesis Hedda Hopper, ...

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  17. Will Ferrell pitched to host Oscars with Zach Galifiankis in 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... Post to promote Get Hard , his latest comedy which just premiered at SXSW, Ferrell revealed he and his The Campaign co-star Zach Galifiankis agreed to take over the awards show in an unusual way in 2012. In case you don't remember, Eddie Murphy ...

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  18. Why Will Ferrell was rejected as Oscars hostRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... to advertise the show's host in the lead up to the event. The two funny men, who had just completed their movie The Campaign at the time, did go on to present an award at the ceremony, which was hosted by Billy Crystal. Just three years before ...

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  19. Terrytown native's Glorioso Casting connects local talent to film industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... "Now You See Me," "Texas Chainsaw 3D," "Get Hard" and "Hot Tub Time Machine 2." "The locally shot comedy, 'The Campaign,' starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis involved hundreds of local actors and extras, and was a great experience," he said. ...

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  20. What Anchorman And Elf Would Look Like With Kevin Hart Instead Of Will FerrellRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    ... Step Brothers, and The Other Guys were riotously hilarious, the likes of Blades Of Glory, Semi-Pro and The Campaign (each of which weren't written or directed by McKay) have been pale imitations. Ferrell's patter with Jon Heder, Woody Harrelson, and ...

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