Will Ferrell's Comedic Genius Confirmed With Trophy

Funny guy Will Ferrell is more than just a funny guy — he's a bona fide comedic genius. And on April 14, 2013, he'll receive a statuette confirming just that: The MTV Movie Awards' inaugural Comedic Genius Award. After years of making us laugh with movies such as "Anchorman," "Old School" and more, finally Ferrell will have something more to show for it than box office receipts and adoring fans.

Ferrell will receive the award at the MTV Movie Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, starring Rebel Wilson as the emcee of the evening.

But wait, that's not all the MTV Movie Awards news we have for you today! If you're itching to find out who the nominees are, wait no longer a little longer. "Bridesmaids" star Rebel Wilson will announce the nominees for Movie of the Year alongside MTV News' Josh Horowitz live on the air at 7:58 p.m. ET on March 5, then the two will take to the web for a 30-minute live stream to announce the other nominees in the “2013 MTV Movie Awards Nominations Spectacular” special. Immediately after the nominees are announced, voting will open at

So clear your calendars, set your alarms and get pumped for this year's hottest movie awards show yet, coming at you April 14, 2013, at 9 p.m. ET.

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