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'Anchorman 2' opens in a year: Stay classy, San Diego

Stay classy, "Anchorman" fans. Ron Burgundy and the entire cast from 2004's "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" will return to theaters with a sequel one year from now, opening Dec. 20, 2013.

Star Will Ferrell confirmed the sequel back in March on "Conan," while decked out in his red anchorman's jacket. And this week, producer Judd Apatow and director Adam McKay tweeted the exact date.

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Will Ferrell as Ron Burgundy.

"It is kind of a big deal," tweeted Apatow, quoting the first film.

Ferrell will return as Burgundy, with Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Christina Applegate and Vince Vaughn also expected to return.

"Hey America, did you miss my hot breath in your ear?" Ferrell's Burgundy says in a trailer for the new film.

"In this movie, we play witches," Carell's Brick announces.

"Brick, what could you possibly be describing?" asks Ferrell. 

The new film is called "Anchorman: The Legend Continues."

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