Watch: Will Ferrell & Zach Galifianakis’ Political Battle in “The Campaign” [Trailer]

The Campaign (formerly known as Dog Fight and Rivals) is an upcoming comedy film directed by Jay Roach, starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis, as two Southerners vying for a seat in congress to represent their small district. The screenplay for the film was written by Eastbound & Down writer Shawn Harwell and Chris Henchy and will be directed by Jay Roach.


The film follows two rival politicians (Will Ferrell & Zach Galifianakis) who are trying to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.

The film is scheduled to be released on August 10, 2012.