EXCLUSIVE: House Of Lies star Josh Lawson and Greg Kinnear have joined the cast of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, the sequel that Adam McKay is currently shooting in Atlanta. The film brings back Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner and Christina Applegate, and the other newcomers are Harrison Ford, Kristen Wiig, James Marsden, Meagan Good and Dylan Baker. McKay and Ferrell wrote the script and are producing with Judd Apatow, with David Householter, Kevin Messick and Jessica Elbaum exec producing. Paramount will release the comedy December 20.
Lawson recently appeared with Ferrell in The Campaign, and Kinnear is starring in and co-exec producing the Fox pilot Rake, playing a self-destructive brilliant criminal defense lawyer in a drama that was created by Peter Duncan for an Australian series and is being exec produced by Peter Tolan and Michael Wimer.
Lawson is repped by UTA and Management 360, Kinnear by CAA.