“Saturday Night Live” alum Kristen Wiig has signed up for “Anchorman: The Legend Continues,” the sequel to the 2004 comedy hit, joining her fellow "SNL" cohort Will Ferrell.

Kristen Wiig Joins the ‘Anchorman’ Crew
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Wiig is set to play the wife of Brick Tamland, Steve Carell's mentally deficient weatherman known for saying such things as "I love lamp" and "I'm riding a furry tractor."

Director Adam McKay confirmed the news on his Facebook page, saying, "Kristen Wiig is officially on board for Anchorman 2. Couldn't be more excited."

“Anchorman” co-star Christina Applegate also weighed in on the casting news via Twitter. "So excited Kristen Wiig has joined our cast for anchorman2. Going 2 b best movie ever made. Besides the best movies ever made."

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