Zooey Deschanel Posts Sweet Tribute To Late Elf Co-Star Ed Asner

Along with being critically well-received, Elf was a commercial success, making over $223 million worldwide off a $33 million budget. In 2013, director Jon Favreau had expressed interest in making a sequel called Elf 2: Buddy Saves Christmas, but later that sam year, Will Ferrell said he wasn’t interested in another round as Buddy. Then last year, James Caan, who played Buddy’s biological father Walter Hobbs, said that the reason we never got an Elf sequel was supposedly because Ferrell and Favreau didn’t get along while making the first movie.

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