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Updated: April 10, 2013 11:58AM

Chicago native Harrison Ford has been tapped to join Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate and the gang in the sequel to the hit “Anchorman” spoof of local TV, currently in production. The Hollywood Reporter reports Ford is slated to play a “legendary newsman.” — B.Z.

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