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Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig talk their hilarious make out scene in 'Zoolander 2'

You've seen a lot of on-screen bussing before, but "yelling into each other's mouths" is a pretty fresh approach to the screen kiss.
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"Zoolander 2" is coming to a theater near you on Friday, and there's one scene we can alert you about ahead of time: Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig will make out.

Well, sort of. As TODAY's Willie Geist put it while talking to the pair on Monday, "You were basically just yelling into each other's mouths."

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As Ferrell recalled, the two "SNL" alums made up the smooching scene spontaneously: "Right before we started to do the scene, we realized: 'Oh, wait, we have to do this kiss,'" he said.

"We hadn't, like, talked about it!" said Wiig.

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Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig kiss in new "Zoolander 2" movie.
Fashion won't stop Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig from smooching in "Zoolander 2."Paramount Pictures

"Kristen was like, 'You know what, I'm OK with whatever,'" said Ferrell.

"Then [director and star] Ben [Stiller] said, 'Action!' and that's what happened. Then he yelled 'cut!' and said, 'I don't know what I'm watching, but keep going.'"

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Meanwhile, fifteen years have passed since the last "Zoolander," and the return has been "surreal," Ferrell said.

Kristen Wiig as Dooneese and Will Ferrell as Alex Trebek are two of their most famous SNL sketches.
Kristen Wiig as Dooneese and Will Ferrell as Alex Trebek, two of their favorite characters from their "SNL" days.NBC via Getty Images

"It was kind of like, 'How did this happen?'" he said. "But [I'm] so happy to be a part of it."

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