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'HIMYM' Series Finale Originally Included "Heart-Wrenching" Funeral Scene

HIMYM fans who are still recovering from the bombshell series finale might find some solace in an update from TV Line, in which cast member Alyson Hannigan revealed that the episode originally included a brief scene of Tracy's funeral, which also played out in the "perfect" taped table reading. "Honestly, if you saw [that] cut, it would be even more heart-wrenching than what the finale was," Hannigan said. "They were like, 'No. It’s just too gut-wrenching.' And I was like, 'That’s what I want. I want my heart ripped out and slammed on the floor and, like, stomped on!'" Series creator Carter Bays has promised a bonus [...]

'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues: Super-Sized R Rated Version' Is Coming February 28th

During his visit to Jimmy Fallon on last night's Tonight Show, Will Ferrell confirmed the news that on February 28th, an alternate R-rated version of Anchorman 2 will hit theaters for one week. The film will be notably longer than the 1 hour, 59 minute original and include a whopping additional 763 more jokes. Writer/director Adam McKay — who teased of the alternate Anchorman 2 idea back in October — released the following statement when the film was announced:

When my editor told me we had a whole different version of the movie that was more than two hours long with nearly 800 new jokes, I [...]

Adam McKay Wants to Release an Alternate Cut of 'Anchorman 2' With All New Jokes

Director Adam McKay tells Empire there was so much improvisation on the set of his upcoming movie, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, that he wants to release an alternate cut of the film in theaters with the whole thing comprised of entirely new jokes that weren't in the regular version.

Here's what McKay had to say:

We did so much improv on this one that we can literally replace every single joke in the movie and put in alt scenes and alt improv runs. I think the editor’s working on it right now, with 250 new jokes. I think it would be really funny to put it in [...]