and Jack Black,
who had a moment in Anchorman
(Black punted Ferrell’s dog off a bridge) haven’t had an opportunity to work together. Until now.
Ferrell and Black are reportedly
slated to star in Tag Brothers
, a comedy pitch based on a real life occurrence, one that gained national attention thanks to a piece in the Wall Street Journal
(The Settlement) penned the script based on,
a group of former classmates from Spokane, Washington whose long-running game of Tag garnered national attention following a feature story in the Wall Street Journal. Now in their 40s, the group spends the month of February chasing each other across the country to avoid being “It,” all while balancing their personal and professional obligations. The shenanigans are pretty serious, with friends breaking into each other’s homes and offices to score that crucial physical contact.
The comic duo are still waiting to see how the script turns out.
Ferrell is in the midst of filming the highly-anticipated Anchorman
sequel, which Paramount will release on December 20th, 2013, while Black recently starred in the Richard Linklater’s crime dramedy Bernie