Ferrell to topline comedy…

‘Anchorman’ star Will Ferrell is attached to produce and star in the London-set comedy ‘The Yank,’ according to Deadline.

Featuring a script by Steve Pink and Jeff Morris, the “fish out of water” comedy sees Ferrell playing “a mild mannered insurance courier who gets caught up in a conspiracy to steal the Crown Jewels in London.”

Ferrell and Gary Sanchez Productions. partners Adam McKay and Chris Henchy will co-produce the project with Mosaic Media Group.