Watch Will Ferrell Hit a Cheerleader in the Face with a Basketball

Will Ferrell attempted to take a half-court shot during halftime at last night’s Lakers-Pelicans game in New Orleans and instead hit a cheerleader directly in the face. Fortunately for everyone involved, it was all part of a scene from Ferrell’s upcoming movie Daddy’s Home, co-starring Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini and Hannibal Buress.

The moment was caught on cellphone cameras from a variety of angles and quickly posted to YouTube, Instagram and Vine, where apparently some people thought the incident actually happened:


Video of Will Ferrell’s halfcourt shot just filmed for movie “Daddy’s Home.”

En video slået op af Kevin Ding (@kevinding) den

Ferrell’s character, described as a “divorced guy” who reenters his ex-wife’s life and “wreaks havoc,” was escorted out of the arena by “security”:

Watch a longer clip below, via YouTube:

[h/t Huffington Post]
[Photo via Twitter]

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