The Step Brothers are reunited – this time playing the world’s greatest consulting detective and his loyal biographer – as Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly star as Holmes & Watson. In cinemas Boxing Day.
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Christina Applegate will star and executive produce in Netflix’s dark comedy “Dead to Me” from Will Ferrell and Adam McKay. “Dead to Me” is a dark comedy about a powerful friendship that blossoms between a tightly wound widow and a free spirit with a shocking secret. Applegate will play Jen, a poised and put together woman with a dark sense of humor and an anger problem that she doesn’t necessarily want to deal with.
The fantasy of a Step Brothers sequel has mostly been just that. Will Ferrell has vaguely suggested Step Brothers 2 isn’t an impossibility, but there’s no guarantee it’ll be coming our way either. Ferrell recently shared an early plot idea that was toyed with for a future Huff N Doback adventure and on paper it sounds like a pretty sensible direction for a sequel.
The aptly titled Daddy’s Home 2 has a first trailer, which indicates that Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg’s parental figures will be contending with not only each other this time around, but also with their respective fathers — played by John Lithgow and Mel Gibson.
After faring so well together in Talladega Nights and Step Brothers, Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are re-teaming in another Sony Pictures comedy. Ferrell and Reilly have been looking for several years to find another opportunity to work together, and now they’ve got it. Ferrell will play Holmes and Reilly will play his faithful wing man, Watson.
Producer partner of Will Ferrell on backlash to project he says was only in a preliminary phase: "It seemed like everyone piled on it without knowing at all what the script was about."