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Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, and John C. Reilly to Re-Team for 'Border Guards'

After their successful collaborations on Step Brothers and Talladega Nights, Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are currently in talks to star in Border Guards, Deadline reports. The film will be written by Jesse Armstrong (In the Loop, Peep Show) and follows Ferrell and Reilly as "two hapless but earnest friends who decide to give purpose to their lives by protecting America’s borders from illegal immigrants. In the process they find themselves accidentally stranded in Mexico without identification and must sneak back into the U.S." McKay has been reportedly eyeing to direct the film, but the trio's attachment has not yet been made official. McKay and Ferrell's Gary [...]

Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly Are Starring in Another Movie Together

Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are making another movie together. The Wrap reports that the pair is set to star in Devil's Night, with the title referencing October 30th, the day before Halloween when teenagers make mischief. Ferrell and Reilly will play a pair of best friends who bonded over the pseudo-holiday as teens before it tore their friendship apart. Now, 15 years later, they make amends in order to save their neighborhood from being destroyed on Devil's Night. Andrew Mogel and Jarrad Paul (Yes Man, Allen Gregory) wrote the script. Ferrell and Adam McKay are producing via their company Gary Sanchez. This will be the third [...]

An Aubrey Plaza-John C. Reilly Zombie Comedy Is On the Way

Aubrey Plaza and John C. Reilly are set to star in a new movie called Life After Beth, according to The Guardian. The film is a zombie comedy written and directed by Jeff Baena, David O. Russell's co-writer on I Heart Huckabees and Plaza's boyfriend. Few plot details are known about the project, but Aubrey Plaza tells The Guardian, "It's a really fucked up movie." That's pretty surprising because most zombie movies aren't fucked up and are pretty clean and family friendly, so it's nice to know Life After Beth will be taking a different path. Production will presumably take place during Aubrey Plaza's hiatus from Parks and Recreation this [...]

New Dictator Trailer Drops General Aladeen in the Real World

Steer clear of this Dictator trailer if you don't want to learn too much about the plot. For the rest of us, it's a pretty fun departure from the fast and furious previous trailers. And hey, there's John C. Reilly and Anna Faris and Jason Mantzoukas and – is that Jon Glaser ordering a coffee? Why yes, I think it is.

Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly Recording a Stepbrothers Rap Album For Some Reason

Here's some strange news: Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are returning to their Stepbrothers characters…to record a rap album produced by Mos Def. Uh, OK? I'm not sure I get it, but I'll withhold judgement until more details emerge.

Here's a Promo for Season 3 of Adult Swim's 'Steve Brule'

It's been nearly two years since the last season of John C. Reilly, Tim Heidecker, and Eric Wareheim's Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule, but the show's returning to Adult Swim with new episodes February 27th and here's a promo for Season 3.

'Cracking Up': The Show That Made Mike White Crazy

It's a story as old as time and one that sadly continues to be relevant, usually on network television: a well meaning individual has a perfectly sculpted vision of a great television show in his or her mind. Then several evil network executives destroy that beautiful, untainted concept with copious notes that will turn that "artist friendly" idea into the first show in history to appeal to every human being in the world. It will also make somewhere in the vicinity of ten billion dollars. It pisses off the creator, and usually the project never sees the light of day, and possibly dreams of cable pastures fill the brain. [...]

Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: 'Check it Out' and 'DethAlbum III'

We all love John C. Reilly in something, be it his Academy Award-nominated role in Chicago, his corrupt cop in Scorsese's Gangs of New York, or perhaps his live Tony-award nominated Broadway performances with Philip Seymour Hoffman. Or maybe you like him in Check It Out! With Dr. Steve Brule, his collaboration with the taste-makers Tim and Eric, where Reilly plays "Dr. Steve Brule," a host of a low-fi interview show who is so inept, ignorant, and incredibly naive as to likely register in the spectrum of several mental disorders. Both seasons are out as of yesterday, so Check it Out! — for your health.

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Step Brotherly Love

Tuesday sure has been a Will Ferrell-heavy day on Splitsider so far (typically two to three days out of each month), but I'd be remiss not to gift you with these photos of Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly kissing courtside at the Lakers game last night. I'm glad they finally did something about that sexual tension I've noticed crackling between them. They've been like a big hairy Sam and Diane since Talledega Nights.

Today in David Bowie/Bing Crosby "Little Drummer Boy" Parodies

The 1977 performance of "Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth" by David Bowie and Bing Crosby, done just a year before Crosby's death, is a Christmas classic. Which I suppose is why both CollegeHumor and Funny or Die created very faithful remakes of it, each with different comedy bigshots.

Last week, CollegeHumor released an animated version of the duet, sung by Jason Segel and Jack Black. Now, Funny or Die has released a remake of the video featuring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. Both are surprisingly true to the source material and not stuffed with jokes, despite the different takes and different people involved. The original is up top, [...]

'Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule' Comes Back for Your Health February 27th

Great news for Brule fans: Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! spin-off Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule starring John C. Reilly is set to return to Adult Swim for a third season. The first episode will premiere on February 27th at 12:30AM, and you can catch a sneak peek of the new season over at EW. Click through to watch some of the best Brule segments from both Tim and Eric and Check It Out!

John C. Reilly Will Be in 'Anchorman 2'

Details on Anchorman 2 have been scarce so far, but the website Bleeding Cool picked up on a casting call for a stand-in from an agency in Atlanta, where the movie begins filming this week:

Do you look like John C. Reilly? We’re seeking a caucasian male, 6’2″, any age. THIS SHOOTS TOMORROW, FEB 28th. Please submit your stats and 3 photos to TeachMan2ATL@gmail.com with the subject line JOHNNY DOUBLE.

It's pretty reasonable to presume that, if production is looking for a John C. Reilly lookalike, they're using John C. Reilly. It looks like Reilly's part in the film may be a small one, as the stand-in [...]

John C. Reilly and Jack McBrayer Are Video Game Foes in the 'Wreck-It Ralph' Trailer

Disney's upcoming animated movie Wreck-It Ralph is basically Toy Story with video games. Which isn't a bad thing! As a fan of the Toy Story movies, video games, and the voice cast of this movie — John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Sarah Silverman, and Jane Lynch — it actually looks pretty damned promising. Especially if there are way more recognizable game characters featured in the game as hinted at in the trailer. I am an easy man to please: give me Bowser and Zangief in therapy together and I don't really care what happens in the rest of the movie. I'm there.

F/M/K: William H. Macy, Philip Seymour Hoffman, John C. Reilly

Natasha: Oh, Julie, remember 1999, wobbling along the edge of a millennium, when the word ‘aught’ was nothing more than an arcane dictionary entry — we, the accountants of pop-culture, lamented about the future like two lugubrious characters from a Tony Kushner play? The cinematic runes spelled doom for us: American Beauty, The Matrix, and, god help us, The Green Mile. It seemed as though the fires of virility and danger of the mid-‘90s, you know, the kind that involved Chloe Sevingy’s nipples, were snuffed out under the mawkish gauze of the Ron Howards and Sam Mendevis. When it seemed that we would all have to endure another decade [...]