Will Ferrell's bear silence
Mar 30, 2007, 13:00 GMT
03/28/2007 - Will Ferrell - Blades Of Glory Los Angeles Premiere - Mann\'s Chinese Theater - Hollywood, CA © David Gabber / Photorazzi
Will Ferrell has lost his voice yelling at a bear.
The actor strained his voice while filming a scene where his character wrestles a bear in a boxing ring for new movie 'Semi-Pro'.
Struggling to speak at the 'Blades of Glory' premiere on Wednesday (28.03.07), he told the USA Today newspaper: "I was yelling all day in my scenes, so I lost my voice."
The 39-year-old actor plays a basketball player and coach in 'Semi-Pro', alongside Andy Richter.
Richter, who also worked with Will on 'Blades of Glory', revealed his co-star had not been wrestling a real bear - but a robotic one.
He said: "Today it was a fake bear with an amazing animatronic suit that's controlled by four people."
Richter and Will star alongside 'Napoleon Dynamite' actor Jon Heder in ice-skating comedy 'Blades of Glory'.
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