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March 26, 2012
First Look: Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis in The Campaign
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Today we get a first look at Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis in The Campaign (Courtesy of EW). There is only one picture but you can definitely see that Ferrell and Galifianakis are rival politicians.
Ferrell has impersonated our previous President for quite some time so I expect him to portray the role of a southern politician who is lacking in the intelligence department. Galifianakis has a very “type-cast” humor so I suspect they will find a way to incorporate that into his character. We’re most likely going to see two political characters battling each other from the opposite ends of the stupidity spectrum. I would also expect that normal political hijinks would be touched on in this film such as, sex scandals, mud-slinging ads, and a lot of smiling and shaking hands.
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