Harrison Ford Signs On For Anchorman 2

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Harrison Ford attends the Hamilton Behind The Camera Awards at The Conga Room at L.A. Live in Los Angeles on November 6, 2011 -- Getty Premium

Harrison Ford will help San Diego "stay classy" in the upcoming "Anchorman: The Legend Continues."

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Harrison has signed on to the Will Ferrell comedy, where he will play a veteran newscaster similar to Tom Brokaw.

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Harrison's new role opposite Will's dimwitted lothario news anchor Ron Burgundy will not be the first time the actor has played the role of a news man.

In 2010, he starred with Rachel McAdams in "Morning Glory," where he played a seasoned newscaster working in morning TV.

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The sequel to the 2004 hit comedy - which also stars Christina Applegate, Steve Carrell, Kristen Wiig, Paul Rudd, John C. Reilly, James Marsden, Luke Wilson and Dave Koechner - is slated to hit theaters on December 20, 2013.

First up, Harrison will be seen in the Jackie Robinson biopic "42," coming in April.

-- Jesse Spero

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