Riggle, Ferrell, Wahlberg to Team Up in ’80s Wall Street Comedy

Riggle, Ferrell, Wahlberg to Team Up in ’80s Wall Street Comedy
Entertainment

Rob Riggle, Will Ferrell, and Mark Wahlberg are teaming up to create a new HBO comedy series about Wall Street in the 1980s.

Riggle will produce and star in the comedy project. The single-camera comedy is being written by Adam McKay and Chris Henchy.

The series will be set it 1980s Wall Street. It will focus on a successful boss (played by Riggle) who lives a dark, narcissistic life.

McKay and Henchy are producing with Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, as well as Stephen Levinson, Peter Principato, and Paul Young.

The series will reunite the three stars of The Other Guys and the film’s writers.

Although Ferrell and Wahlberg are considered producers on the show, they will most likely be making frequent appearances.

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