Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly in Talks to Become ‘Border Guards’ for Sony

Will Ferrell and John C Reilly
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Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are in talks to reteam on the Sony comedy “Border Guards.”

Adam McKay is in talks to direct. Jesse Armstrong will pen the script with Ferrell, McKay and Kevin Messick producing through their Gary Sanchez Productions banner.

Pic follows two friends who decide to patrol the U.S. border to keep out illegal immigrants only to find themselves in trouble after getting stranded across the border in Mexico.

Sony has seen boffo results from this pairing in the past with hits such as “Talladega Nights” and “Step Brothers.”

Ferrell is repped by CAA and Mosaic, and Reilly is repped by WME and Framework.

Deadline Hollywood first reported the news.

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  1. Jeremy says:

    Why are these two men famous? Will Ferrell was funny on Saturday night live, and that’s where his career should have ended. John Reilly isn’t funny at all, and the two of them are completely unwatchable. This is the caliber of actor that is famous and making tons of money these days? Gone are the days of actors being able to actually act, and movies being worth watching.

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