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Adam McKay Will Ferrell

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

4 Aug, 2006

McKay’s second film as co-writer/director starts showing in theaters. Ferrell co-writes and stars as Ricky Bobby, a top-ranked NASCAR driver, while Reilly plays teammate Cal Naughton. McKay explains how Reilly adapted to the director’s unique style:

He is incredible, a revelation. We were amazed at how well he did with improvisation.

The film makes $47,042,215 in its opening weekend.

Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby – Trailer