Will Ferrell turned down $29 million to make a sequel to the 2003 hit "Elf." He wasn't convinced it would be a quality film, and therefore refused to "sell out." Good for Will.
The lead role of Rod Kimble was originally written for Will Ferrell, who ended up producing the film instead.
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