Will Ferrell Confesses His Cinematic Crushes

Find out who makes our favorite anchorman Will Ferrell giddy in Lynn Hirschberg’s latest Screen Test.

Released on 1/27/2014

Credits

Starring: Will Ferrell
Editor: Lynn Hirschberg

Transcript

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My two cinematic crushes are Marion Cotillard
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and Harry Dean Stanton.
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How odd is that?
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In the first script Adam McKay and I every wrote,
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called August Blowout, which was a Glengarry Glen Ross
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meets a car dealership, and we had this old codger salesman,
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I forget his name, and we wrote it for Harry Dean Stanton,
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and he actually came and did the read-through for us,
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to try to convince Paramount to make the movie,
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which they said no to.
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But he lit up a cigarette and smoked during the entire
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read-through, which you're not supposed to do.
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But no one was going to tell Harry Dean Stanton
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you can't smoke on the lot at Paramount.
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(laughing)
00:46
It was fantastic.