12 Things You Probably Didn't Know About 'Anchorman'


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Steve Carell wasn't the first choice for Brick Tamland.

Will Ferrell's big "Anchorman" sequel is out Wednesday.


It's been nearly a decade since the channel 4 news team assembled on screen.

How much do you know about the original film?

From actresses Christina Applegate beat out for the coveted role of Veronica Corningstone to the real-life journalists who served as inspiration for the two leads, see what you don't know about "Anchorman."