Ferrell, Zack Galifianakis team up for political comedy

Last Updated: Dec 06, 2010, 13:15 PM IST

Los Angeles: Will Ferrell and `Hangover` star Zack Galifianakis are set to star in a political comedy on the US presidential race.

The Warner Bros film, to be directed by Jay Roach, will star the both comedians as presidential candidates.

The untitled film is being produced by Ferrell and Adam McKay through their Gary Sanchez Prods., Roach through his Everyman Pictures and Galifianakis, the Variety reported.

Ferrell already has some experience as he has previously portrayed former presiden George W Bush and VP Al Gore on `Saturday Night Live` while Roach directed the 2000 presidential election drama `Recount` for TV.

Ferrell will next be seen in drama-comedy `Everything Must Go` while Galifianakis worked with Roach in `Dinner for Schmucks` and is in Warner`s `Due Date`.

PTI