Did Will Ferrell sing in Step Brothers? Elf cast reunion singalong brings back memories

Olivia Olphin December 27, 2020
Did Will Ferrell sing in Step Brothers? Elf cast reunion singalong brings back memories

The cast of Christmas classic Elf reunited for a fundraiser last week and Will Ferrell stepped up to sing a festive duet with Zooey Deschanel. Many fans were impressed by his pipes and are wondering – did Will Ferrell sing in Step Brothers? Keep reading to find out.

Can Will Ferrell sing?

Will Ferrell and Zooey Deschanel recently reunited for a rendition of the Christmas classic Baby It’s Cold Outside. This Elf reunion was a fundraiser in aid of the Georgia Democratic Party and Democrats Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock. The cast came back together for a festive table read of the original script.


Ferrell also recently showed his singing prowess in the film Eurovision Song Contest: Story of the Fire Saga, where he starred alongside Rachel McAdams. While McAdams’ voice was merged with Swedish singer Molly Sandén, Ferrell provided comic relief and his own vocals.

Ferrell even does his own short rendition of the 1976 hit Afternoon Delight in his film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.

Did Will Ferrell sing in Step Brothers?

Yes, Will Ferrell did sing in Step Brothers. In fact, Ferrell uses his own singing voice in most of his films.

At the end of Step Brothers, Will Ferrell’s character, Brennan, volunteers to oversee a prestigious event, the Catalina Wine Mixer. Incidentally, the catering company that Dale (John C. Riley) works for is also at this event. After a tragedy strikes the lead singer of the band, Brennan steps in and performs Por Ti Volare with Dale on drums. The pair finally get the recognition they deserve!

It is well known that Ferrell loves to sing in his films, but John C. Riley also played some of the drum part for the ending of the film.

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Olivia Olphin is a freelance writer at GRV Media. She graduated with a first in English Literature from UCL and with a distinction from the Broadcast Journalism MA at City University. She has three years of freelance journalism experience and during this time she has worked for companies such as Eurosport and Times Radio. Her particular areas of expertise include film, theatre, and TV; she will most likely be found bingeing the newest fantasy or Marvel series! Olivia has many years of reviewing experience, working as accredited press for the London Film Festival. She has also written widely about culture and sex education, as well as LGBTQ+ and women's issues.