Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell are set to go head-to-head as political rivals in a new comedy movie about America's presidential elections.

The two funnymen will star as opposing candidates in the currently-untitled satire which is slated for a 2012 release to coincide with the ballot in the U.S.

The film will be directed by Jay Roach, who helmed all three Austin Powers pictures, and will be written by Chris Henchy, who previously worked on Ferrell's recent comedy The Other Guys, according to the Hollywood Reporter.





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