Skip Ad'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues'1 / 11 As fans anxiously await the release of the long-anticipated Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, the sequel to the beloved 2004 comedy, Paramount has announced that Christmas is coming early this year! The studio is bumping up the release date of the film two days, from Friday, Dec. 20 to Wednesday, Dec. 18. The film's had a prodigious marketing campaign, with star Will Ferrell appearing, in character, on dozens of television shows, cross-promotions with Dodge and a bevy of brilliant character posters. To celebrate the soon-to-be-classic comedy, here's the MUST-SEE character posters for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. Photo: Warner Bros.