From Boys to Femme in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Christina Applegate rocks Ron Burgundy all over again

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It's a lot to ask: be really funny while dealing with workplace harassment. But Anchorman was a gleeful, absurdist exploration of the horrifying naiveté of 1970s sexism, and as the only female main character in the movie, Christina Applegate had to make her plight real without seeming like she was in another film, one in which people said things that made sense. "This is a weird thing she's able to do," says Anchorman director and co-writer Adam McKay as he finishes editing the sequel on the Paramount lot. "It's all a little heightened, this adorableness that's a little...

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