Will Ferrell is one of the most successful comedy actors of all time. He has been in some of the biggest blockbuster comedies, like Anchorman and Elf, and continues to make audiences laugh to this day. With his career going from strength to strength, here are Ferrell’s upcoming movies that we are most excited for.

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Saga

This upcoming Netflix movie stars Ferrell alongside Rachel McAdams and focuses on two Icelandic singers who are desperate to win the Eurovision Song Contest. With David Dobkin writing and directing, comedy legend Will Ferrell and McAdams are sure to make this a must-see movie.

The House

The House marks Ferrell’s first return to the big screen in three years, as this long-delayed sequel to his 2015 comedy sees his character, along with his wife (Amy Poehler) become desperadoes and start an illegal casino in order to pay for their daughter’s tuition fees. The cast is rounded out by the wonderful Nick Kroll, Jason Mantzoukas, and Cedric Yarbrough.

Holmes & Watson

This Sherlock Holmes parody reunites Ferrell with his Step Brothers and Anchorman collaborator John C. Reilly, as well as Ralph Fiennes, Rebecca Hall, and Lauren Lapkus. In the movie, Ferrell plays the role of Sherlock Holmes and Reilly plays the role of Dr. John Watson, and together they must face a new and dangerous adversary.

The Pro

Ferrell and fellow funnymen Robert Carlock (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and Paul W. Downs (Broad City) team up on this new HBO comedy series. The show follows Kevins Roberts (Ferrell), an aging former professional tennis player who just can’t seem to stay away from the game and ends up coaching a young talented tennis prodigy.


Ferrell is also set to star in a Broadway play, as well as another two undisclosed projects that are currently in development.

Five Fun Facts You May Not Know About Will Ferrell

  1. Will Ferrell is a huge fan of the San Diego Padres and even holds season tickets to their Major League Baseball games.

  2. He is a very talented vocalist, having performed with the acapella group “The Bobbers” in college.

  3. Will Ferrell considers Michael Jordan to be his hero and idol.

  4. He is the co-founder of the charity website “FunnyOrDie.com” which has raised millions of dollars for various non-profit organizations.

  5. Ferrell is also a pretty good ice hockey player, having participated as a team member of L.A. Kings Ice Hockey team.

Four Will Ferrell Roles That We’ll Always Love

  1. Ron Burgundy – Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

One of the most iconic figures in the history of comedy movies, the role of Ron Burgundy in this 2004 classic launched Ferrell to superstardom. His performance, along with his three other companions in crime make this a movie that will never be forgotten.

  1. Buddy – Elf

The 2003 family favorite Elf was a major hit, thanks in large part to Ferrell’s performance as the human raised-elf Buddy. From the very first moments when his character enters the North Pole and begins advocating for Santa to Elf Bowling, Ferrell brings such joy and energy to the role that it’s impossible to not smile through the whole movie.

  1. Ricky Bobby – Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

One of Ferrell’s more underrated comedic roles, he shines as the hotshot race car driver Ricky Bobby in this 2006 comedy. With hilarious performances from the likes of Sacha Baron Cohen, John C. Reilly, and Gary Cole, this is a derby day classic.

  1. Frank ‘The Tank’ – Old School

Frank “The Tank” is Ferrell’s character in this 2003 college comedy, in which he plays a former party animal who turns out to be the voice of reason. It’s one of Ferrell’s more subdued performances, but he still manages to bring the laughs and make this a modern classic.

Will Ferrell is one of the busiest and most successful comedic actors of his generation, and his upcoming projects are sure to be a hit. From Netflix original Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga and The House, to HBO series The Pro, and the unknown projects, Will Ferrell never stops entertaining. With so many projects, it will be no surprise if Ferrell takes home even more awards and recognition.

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