Good News Will Ferrell fans 'Anchorman 2' writer/director Adam McKay says the film is set around the time "when all the news started changing with the 24-hours news cycle in '78 or '79.""

All of a sudden, local news stations diversified and had Latino anchors and African-American anchors, and any time you're talking about diversity and the Action News team, that's always fun to deal with."