I've been kind of keeping track of this one since it was announced, and the trailer is finally out; I LOVED Anchorman (and Ferrell is THE MAN), and this looks like it'll be in the same vein. More of an "Anchorman" than a "Kicking & Screaming" I hope.
I'm a huuuuuuuuge Will Ferrell fan, but I hope the movie is funnier than that trailer was. Watching that trailer reminded me of when I saw the "Bewitched" trailer for the very first time.....there just wasn't anything that jumped out as really funny to me.
But from watching the trailer, it looks like John C. Reilly (Boogie Nights) could possibly be really funny in this movie.
"Oh it's on like Donkey Kong." - Stifler, American Wedding
There was also a contrast between some of the subtle, understated line deliveries from the earlygoing and more overwritten stuff in later years. During the hysterectomy clip I was waiting for Meredith to say "I have a vagina.