Adam McKay to direct Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg in ‘Three Mississippi’

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, who previously starred in "The Other Guys," are set to be reunited in a new football crazed movie, directed by Adam McKay.

The film will also see actor Alec Baldwin star alongside the duo.

The movie, which is about an annual soccer play-off against neighboring towns, is set to be released on Thanksgiving Day 2012, according to New York Magazine's Vulture.

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The movie doesn't solely focus on football. It will also appeal to a universal audience and touches on topics like family and reuniting relationships.

In the interview, McKay mentioned the outline of the plot. He said: "So Wahlberg  has to put his ramshackle, convict, gambling-addict family back together again and beat the richies.”

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