Frank Masi/New Line Cinema
Hairball: Will Ferrell stars in the ill-groomed Semi-Pro.
- Director: Kent Alterman
- Genre: Comedy
- Running Time: 90 minutes
Gotta hand it to Will Ferrell, the man is game: Ask him to dress like an elf, or don tights and ice skates, or hop into a NASCAR racer, and he'll cheerfully play anchorman, as it were, for some pretty slight stuff.
But those films all had scripts with actual jokes. This lamely staged basketball sitcom, on the other hand, tries to make do with a not-terribly-amusing "sit" — an owner-coach for a failing '70s ABA team tries to promote it into the NBA — and almost no "com" at all.