Will Ferrell rejected $29m payday for Elf sequel

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Will Ferrell turned down a $29 million offer to star in an ‘Elf’ sequel. The 54-year-old actor appeared in the 2003 festive film as Buddy Hobbs, a human who was raised by Santa’s elves, but he rejected the chance to make a follow-up movie because the premise was too similar to the original. He said: “I would have had to promote the movie from an honest place, which would’ve been, like, ‘Oh no, it’s not good. I just couldn’t turn down that much money.’ ” But Ferrell didn’t want to just make the movie for a bumper pay cheque. He added to The Hollywood Reporter: “I thought, ‘Can I actually say th…

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