ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES
JUDD APATOW (PRODUCER)is considered one of the most
sought-after comedy minds in the business. He has been closely associated with
many of the biggest comedy films and hit TV shows worldwide. Apatow is the
executive producer of HBO's "Girls,"a series from actress/director Lena Dunham
that has recently earned him a nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series at this
year's Emmy's. In 2012, "Girls"also received five Emmy Award nominations and a
win for Outstanding Casting in a Comedy Series, and in 2013Girlswon two Golden
Globes for Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical and Best Performance by an
Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical."Girls"returns forseason
three on January 12th.
Apatow recently returned to produce the eagerly anticipated sequel to the
2004 cult classic,"Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.""Anchorman: The
Legend Continues" opens nationwide on December 18, 2013. Currently, Apatow and
Universal Pictures have optioned an untitled screenplay from popular comedian
Amy Schumer, reinforcing his ingenuity in working with new, break out talent.
In 2012 Apatow wrote, directed and produced Universal Pictures',"This Is
40," starring Paul Rudd, his wife Leslie Mann, Albert Brooks and his daughters,
Maude and Iris. He also wrote and directed the films "Knocked Up," "Funny
People" and "The 40 Year Old Virgin" (co-written with Steve Carell).
His producing credits include "Superbad," "Bridesmaids," "Pineapple Express,"
"Talladega Nights," "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," "Get Him To The Greek," "Walk
Hard," "Stepbrothers" and "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy."
In television he wrote and directed for "The Larry Sanders Show," was the
executive producer of "Freaks and Geeks," created "Undeclared" and co-created
"The Ben Stiller Show" (with Ben Stiller) which received an Emmy for best
writing in a variety show.
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