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Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell to Star in Buddy Cop Comedy The B Team

Will Ferrell + Mark Wahlberg: Hilarious Comedy Duo?

How is it possible that of all the over-the-top characters Will Ferrell has played on the big screen, he's never been a policeman? That's about to change, though, as Sony has just picked up the rights to The B Team, a buddy comedy about a pair of cops.

The other cop? Mark Wahlberg. It's an interesting choice because a lot of his recent comedy experience has been as the butt of jokes on Saturday Night Live (though he was pretty amusing poking fun at himself for it later). But I could see him playing the uptight, serious cop to Ferrell's swaggerin' man who doesn't care about the rules.

Not much is known about the story yet, but Adam McKay is back as Ferrell's director. A while back, a lot of you said you had Will Ferrell fatigue, but does the idea of pairing him with Wahlberg seem like a refreshing change?

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spicyaroma spicyaroma 7 years
I can see it, they'll be good together!
la-dee-da-dee la-dee-da-dee 7 years
I think it will be good! I can't wait to see it!
emms emms 7 years
"Hey Will Ferrell. Say Hello to your motha for me."
emalove emalove 7 years
I love Mark most of the time...I've seen him do some terrible stuff though, like The Happening.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 7 years
This seems like a good pairing. Mark Wahlberg is great.
bastylefilegirl bastylefilegirl 7 years
LOL care0531 I was just thinking about that ...the last two movies I saw him in "The Happening" and " Max Payne" he had his shirt on the entire movie...really pissed me off!
care0531 care0531 7 years
Love Mark! Love him even more with his shirt off!
hcamps1106 hcamps1106 7 years
omggggg..my 2 favorite men ever!!! soo excited!
alesimas alesimas 7 years
Mark was hilarious at I Heart Huckabees. I can see him as a weird cop. " I have no idea what you guys are talking about. I thought we were here to talk about petroleum "
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