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Robin Thicke and Anchorman's Ron Burgundy set to film music video together

The duo have recorded a cover of 80s hit 'Ride Like The Wind' together

By Jess Denham

Pop star Robin Thicke and comic character Ron Burgundy are keen to film a music video after recording a cover of "Ride Like The Wind".

The "Blurred Lines" singer recorded Christopher Cross' 80s track with actor Will Ferrell for the Anchorman 2 soundtrack, but now the unlikely duo reportedly want to take things further with a music video.

Plans to promote the film with a video are said to be underway, with Thicke and Ferrell trying to find time in their busy schedules.

A source told the New York Post's Page Six: "Everyone's on board for a proper music video, but Will's concerned about his schedule."

The insider said Rob Burgundy would like Thicke to join him on one of his upcoming TV appearances to promote the film.

It was hoped Thicke would join the Anchorman actor on late-night talk show Conan last week, but the singer was unable to attend due to previous engagements and the $100,000 cost of flying to LA.

Negotiations are thought to be ongoing with Thicke's record label Interscope over the possibility of him joining Ferrell for a December performance of "Ride Like The Wind" on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Ferrell has performed several stunts as the moustached 1970s anchorman recently, including riding around on a three-seater bicycle with Daft Punk ahead of the MTV European Music Awards in Amsterdam.

Robin Thicke made headlines with his last music video for "Blurred Lines", which was accused of sexism and re-enforcing "rape myths". It has since been banned in more than 20 universities in the UK.

No further details have been revealed about the direction Thicke and Ferrell's video might take.

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