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Adam McKay to Direct "Three Mississippi" with Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg

Posted: July 1st, 2011 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Adam McKay to Direct "Three Mississippi" with Will Ferrell and Mark WahlbergSubmit Comment
Adam McKay (The Other Guys) has been working on a comedy called "Three Mississippi," previously called "Turkey Bowl," that has "The Other Guys" stars Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg on board. McKay wanted to hire a director, but has now decided to just direct the film himself. And it will be his next project.

McKay previously spoke about the plot: "It's about these two rival families. Alec Baldwin is the patriarch of one of the families, and Wahlberg is his son. He saw the Kennedys playing football on their front lawn at Thanksgiving, and boom, that's it: 'Anything the Kennedys do, we're doing.' His family starts playing the other family that lives across the park from them. Over the years, Baldwin's family hasn't done too well - they own a crappy little bar in town - while the other family, which Will's character eventually becomes the patriarch of, becomes really successful. The game gets nastier and nastier as the years go on, and Ferrell's family starts just destroying the other family."

"After a massive heart attack, Baldwin's character's dying wish is that his estranged son, Mark, take over the game and finally win one. So Wahlberg has to put this ramshackle, convict, gambling-addict family back together again and beat the richies. The whole spirit of it is that it's just a giant, fun ensemble comedy. We want to populate it with people we love. There's a funny subplot with Rob Riggle where he's a gay cousin that Wahlberg's family sort of turned their backs on but he played football at Fresno State and they need him. We're going to try to get Jeremy Renner to play an ex-con. The idea is to bring in, like, 15 people that we love in and just do a big, funny holiday movie."

Source: NY Mag


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bandolero999 writes:
on July 1st, 2011 at 9:01:17 PM

Pass, other guys was Caca
pornfly writes:
on July 1st, 2011 at 9:05:52 PM

I'd rather see samuel jackson/the rock
minkowski writes:
on July 1st, 2011 at 9:07:52 PM

Jesus, all that explanation and exposition for what's quite obviously a very sh*tty film.
yourmomgivesgoodhead writes:
on July 1st, 2011 at 9:11:26 PM

im sure that the supporting cast will out shine both stars.. and honestly I saw this coming from a mile away. No way would Adam McKay not direct another Will ferrible movie. Im all honesty anchor man was there only good collaboration. I think this should left in the trash, like all the other prom night dumpster babies.
minkowski writes:
on July 1st, 2011 at 9:17:52 PM

"I'd rather see samuel jackson/the rock"

No sh*t. That at least would have a chance of entertaining.
lebowski writes:
on July 1st, 2011 at 10:20:15 PM

so the plan is to have as many known actors as we can walking around doing nothing,something like the fockers movies
SACdaddy writes:
on July 1st, 2011 at 10:35:19 PM

f*ck yeah, I'll see it!
Bandito dela Pepto Bismol writes:
on July 1st, 2011 at 11:16:59 PM

The Three sh*tmigos
cjohnson162 writes:
on July 2nd, 2011 at 12:32:11 AM

why all the hate the other guys was hilarious, didn't like step brothers all that much though.
DaveThePhotoGuy writes:
on July 2nd, 2011 at 12:52:09 AM

I will give it a vhance "The Other Guys" was amusing.
manichispanic writes:
on July 2nd, 2011 at 3:37:39 AM

what about, "the boys"?
Freudian_Nightmare writes:
on July 2nd, 2011 at 7:39:13 AM

It might be miss or hit, but I will definitely see it.

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