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Ferrell Carries on with Parody in 'Blades of Glory'

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Ferrell Carries on with Parody in 'Blades of Glory'

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Ferrell Carries on with Parody in 'Blades of Glory'

Ferrell Carries on with Parody in 'Blades of Glory'

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Chazz Michael Michaels (Will Ferrell, left) and Jimmy MacElroy (Jon Heder) team up for an unlikely skating partnership in Blades of Glory. Melinda Sue Gordon/DreamWorks hide caption

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Chazz Michael Michaels (Will Ferrell, left) and Jimmy MacElroy (Jon Heder) team up for an unlikely skating partnership in Blades of Glory.

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In the new film Blades of Glory, comic actor Will Ferrell plays a boorish figure skater forced to team up with another man in a pairs skating competition. The role is Ferrell's latest in a series of characters that have parodied macho men.