Ferrell Carries on with Parody in 'Blades of Glory' 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.
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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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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.

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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