Weekend Movie Update – Dec. 18, 2013: 'Anchorman' Lives

Posted By on December 18, 2013

Renowned news Anchroman Ron Burgundy is back with an all-star comedy lineup in theaters this week, while Batman and Lois Lane team up for the ultimate Hustle, Forrest Gump turns into Walt Disney, and The Pioneer catches fire at the 75th Annual Hunger Games.

Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of December 20, 2013!

Ron Burgundy is back with his news team in 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues'.

Ron Burgundy is back with his news team in ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues’.

 Premiering this Friday at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo for a two-week run, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (rated PG13) picks up where the 2012 Hunger Games left off and then moves at a much faster pace, as young rebel Katniss Everdeen struggles to realize her destiny.

Jennifer Lawrence is dressed to kill in 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'.

Jennifer Lawrence is dressed to kill in ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’.

Best Actress Oscar Winner Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings PlaybookX-Men: FIrst Class) returns as Katniss, effectively owning the role from the first frame to the last, in a mythic story set in a future where the youth are forced to fight to the death in a series of televised games.

 Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, and Josh Hutcherson star in 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'.

Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, and Josh Hutcherson star in ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’.

You can watch the latest trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire in the player below!

Headlining this week’s new releases is the comedy sequel Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (rated PG13), which opens today (Wednesday) at R/C KDH Movies 10 in Kill Devil Hills.

The legend continues in 'Anchorman 2'.

The legend continues in ‘Anchorman 2’.

The great Will Ferrell (Elf) is back as top rated newsman Ron Burgundy, reuniting the awesome cast of the 2004 original film, including Paul Rudd (I Love You Man) and Steve Carell (The 40 Year Old Virgin), as well as the always hilarious Kristin Wiig (Bridesmaids). 

You can laugh along at official trailer using the player below!

Starting tomorrow (Thursday) with a preview screening at 7pm and officially opening on Friday is the period drama American Hustle (rated R), about a con man and his seductive partner who are forced to work for a wild FBI agent in the 1970s.

Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Christian Bale, and Jennifer Lawrence star in 'American Hustle'.

Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Christian Bale, and Jennifer Lawrence star in ‘American Hustle’.

Starring Christian Bale (The Dark Knight), Amy Adams (Man of Steel), Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games), Bradley Cooper (The Hangover), and Jeremy Renner (The Avengers), you can hustle your way through the theatrical trailer in the player below!

The only other new release playing locally this week is Saving Mr. Banks (rated PG13), starting Thursday night at 7pm and officially opening on Friday in Kill Devil Hills.

Tom Hanks is Walt Disney in 'Saving Mr. Banks'.

Tom Hanks is Walt Disney in ‘Saving Mr. Banks’.

The drama tells the true story of how Disney’s classic Mary Poppins made it to the screen, with Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips) as Walt Disney and Emma Thompson (Nanny McPhee) as Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers.

You can watch an official trailer in the player below!

Click on a link below for additional listings and showtimes.

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'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues' Movie Poster

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