Hollywood actor WILL FERRELL has slammed the film industry for branding any movie which makes less than $100 million (£52,998 million) a box office failure.
The ZOOLANDER funnyman is immensely proud of his comedy ANCHORMAN - but feels his work was under appreciated in Hollywood because the film was not a huge financial success.
He says, "We were incredibly happy with Anchorman, but there's this stigma attached to American stories that don't hit the $100 million mark. It's not considered a success.
"Anchorman topped out at about $85 million (£45 million), which was insane for our budget ($26 million) and the kind of movie it was.
"It was definitely a victory, but we have our competitive side which we like: I want to make a still-crazy but slightly more accessibleFerrell's new film TALLADEGA NIGHTS: THE BALLAD OF RICKY BOBBY has already taken $150 million (£79 million) at the US box office., slightly more conventional movie."