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Jennifer Lawrence will cameo in Dumb and Dumber To

Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence has just completed shooting a cameo in Dumb and Dumber To, THR reports. Lawrence is reportedly a big fan of the Farrelly brothers’ 1994 original, and will play in the long-awaited sequel a younger version of Kathleen Turner’s character. That character is Fraida Felcher, a “babe who once worked for the […]

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The Mindy project – Kick-Ass 2 review

By Simon Miraudo August 20, 2013 With its second instalment, the Kick-Ass saga has officially been stripped of its satirical bite. No biggie. So long as Chloë Grace Moretz‘s murderous Mindy Macready – aka Hit Girl – remains in the limelight, I’ll take little umbrage with the bastardisation of the comics upon which these movies […]

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Jim Carrey “cannot support that level of violence” in Kick-Ass 2

Jim Carrey has publicly distanced himself from his upcoming movie Kick-Ass 2, Tweeting his inability to “support that level of violence” following the shooting at the Sandy Hook elementary school. “I did Kickass a month b4 Sandy Hook and now in all good conscience I cannot support that level of violence… my apologies to others involve with the film. […]

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Dumb and Dumber To gets lifeline from Universal

Last week, it was reported that Warner Bros had dropped Bobby and Peter Farrelly’s long-gestating Dumb and Dumber sequel, it apparently being too beautiful for this world. WB did allow, however, for another studio to pick up the rights. Well, according to the Farrelly Brothers’ Twitter account, Universal Pictures has saved the day. The studio […]

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Dumb and Dumber sequel dropped by studio

Bad news for fans of Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne. That long-gestating Dumb and Dumber sequel, titled Dumb and Dumber To (sic), has been dropped by Warner Bros. For a while it seemed the follow up to 1994’s hit Dumb and Dumber was a go, with Bobby and Peter Farrelly spruiking their completed script, and […]

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Trailer Debut: Kick-Ass 2 (Red Band)

The original Kick-Ass was a clever, subversive riff on superhero stories, but the recently released trailer for the upcoming sequel seems to signal the series’ slide into generic action territory despite some offbeat touches. Director of the original film, Matthew Vaughn, moved on to rebooting the X-Men franchise, handing the Kick-Ass reigns to Jeff Wadlow, […]

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Magic dance – The Incredible Burt Wonderstone review

By Simon Miraudo March 13, 2013 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone gets a lot of mileage out of its stars’ increasingly ridiculous hairdos. I’m not proud to say that they kept me giggling throughout, but they did, and I have to live with that. If a lot of effort was put into hair and makeup, not […]

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas is getting an animated reboot

Universal Pictures had a massive hit on their hands with Ron Howard’s live-action Dr. Seuss adaptation, The Grinch. The studio is now plotting an animated do-over, set to hit cinemas nearly 15 years after Jim Carrey bounded around in the green body-suit. According to Deadline, Illumination Entertainment – who previously produced The Lorax for Universal – will animate the […]

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Marvel want Jim Carrey and Adam Sandler for Guardians of the Galaxy

At least, that’s what Latino Review‘s source is saying. According to their report, Marvel is looking into the availability of Jim Carrey and Adam Sandler for their upcoming superhero team-up flick (that isn’t The Avengers 2), Guardians of the Galaxy. Carrey and Sandler have had their fair share of successes and failures at the box office. […]

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Trailer Debut: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

We’ve had to wait too long for the trailer to The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, in which Steve Carell and Jim Carrey play rival magicians. It’s finally arrived, promising plenty of the silly haircuts and outrageous visual gags that the premise and cast promised. If Carell and Carrey weren’t appealing enough – and, perhaps to some, […]

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Jim Carrey set to steal Loomis Fargo

Jim Carrey is in negotiations to star in action-comedy Loomis Fargo helmed by Napolean Dynamite director Jared Hess. According to THR, the film is based on the 15-year-old true story of a $17 million heist involving an armoured car in North Carolina, with screenwriters Danny McBride (Eastbound & Down), Jody Hill (Observe & Report), Emily […]

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Farrelly brothers “almost done” with script for Dumb and Dumber To

The long-awaited Dumb and Dumber sequel has a confirmed title, with the Farrelly brothers announcing on Twitter it will be called Dumb and Dumber To. Approaching the twenty year anniversary of the first film, fans eagerly awaited the confirmation of a sequel starring both Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels (ignoring the awful Dumb and Dumberer […]

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Jim Carrey wanted for Kick-Ass 2

With production on Kick-Ass 2 officially under way (we can’t believe it either!), Universal Pictures are eager to recruit mega-fan Jim Carrey. According to Deadline, Universal want Carrey to play The Colonel in the DIY superhero flick. The character brings together a group of crime-fighters, Nick Fury style, to take down evil forces. Considering he comes from the mind of comic […]

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Jim Carrey won’t star in Dumb and Dumber sequel

Lloyd Christmas has officially walked away from Harry Dunne. Jim Carrey tells ET Online that he has moved on from the Farrelly brothers‘ long-gestating sequel to their 1994 hit Dumb and Dumber, citing frustrating with studios New Line and Warner Bros. Carrey was one of the biggest cheerleaders for a Dumb and Dumber sequel. Late last year it was […]

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Trailer Debut: The Three Stooges

Did you ever wonder how Larry, Curly and Moe would fare in the modern world? Well, wonder no more! The new trailer for Bobby and Peter Farrelly‘s The Three Stooges has arrived. Though the humour of the Stooges hasn’t exactly been updated (“nyuck nyuck nyuck” indeed), the scenarios in which they find themselves have been. iPhone […]

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Buscemi and Wilde joining Carell and Carrey in magician movie?

Gorgeous heartthrob Steve Buscemi and acclaimed character actor Olivia Wilde might join Steve Carell and Jim Carrey in their new ‘duelling magicians’ comedy Burt Wonderstone. Carell will star as the eponymous Las Vegas magician who must defeat a rival magic-maker (Carrey) following the death of his assistant. According to Deadline, studio New Line wants Buscemi […]

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Farrelly brothers moving ahead with Dumb and Dumber 2

Just when you thought Hollywood couldn’t possibly be any dumber, it goes and does something like this … and totally redeems itself! According to Deadline, Bobby and Peter Farrelly are officially moving forward on a sequel to their hit debut feature Dumb and Dumber.  The brothers Farrelly have wrapped production on their Three Stooges movie, […]

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Carrey and Carell to play duelling magicians in Burt Wonderstone

Jim Carrey has been offered a role opposite his former Bruce Almighty co-star Steve Carell in the comedy Burt Wonderstone, The Wrap reports. Carell has long been attached to the project, in which he will star as the eponymous Las Vegas magician who must defeat a rival magic-maker following the death of his assistant. Studio […]

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Where there’s a Will – Everything Must Go review

Everything Must Go – Starring Will Ferrell, Rebecca Hall and Christopher Jordan Wallace. Directed by Dan Rush. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. There comes a time in every comic actor’s life when they grow weary of begging for yuks, and try to prove that they’ve got dramatic chops too. It’s a rite of passage as […]

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Jim Carrey might return for Dumb and Dumber, Bruce Almighty sequels

Jim Carrey talks possible sequels to his comedy hits Dumb and Dumber and Bruce Almighty in an interview with Coming Soon. Carrey talked up the return to two favourite characters, Lloyd Christmas and Bruce Nolan, while promoting his upcoming film, Mr Popper’s Penguins, an adaptation of a beloved picture book. “We’re talking about maybe returning to […]

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Lesson learned – A Christmas Carol review

A Christmas Carol – Starring Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman and Colin Firth. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Rated PG. Originally published November 5, 2009. By Simon Miraudo. Robert Zemeckis’ adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is technically perfect. And so it should be. The director has spent the better part of the decade refining motion-capture […]

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not – The film that could have been.

Earlier this week I was lucky enough to have a chat with screenwriter John Collee, who penned the scripts for Happy Feet, Master and Commander and the upcoming Charles Darwin biopic Creation. This is not a picture of him below. It is a picture of Mr. Robert Ripley, oddball fact-finder, amateur anthropologist and creator of […]

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Head to Head – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Welcome to the latest edition of Head to Head, in which our Quickflix critic takes on our readers in a rip-snorting battle to the death! You pick the film, and we pick the fight! This week, Nathan Mifsud wished he could forget Michel Gondry‘s Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. For his troubles, he received […]

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Lesson learned – A Christmas Carol review

A Christmas Carol – Starring Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman and Colin Firth. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Rated PG. By Simon Miraudo. Robert Zemeckis’ adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is technically perfect. And so it should be. The director has spent the better part of the decade refining motion-capture technology for this very film; […]

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A Christmas Carol trailer debut!

source: traileraddict.com The feature length trailer for Robert Zemeckis‘ adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens tale A Christmas Carol has finally debuted online. The film stars Jim Carrey as curmudgeonly Ebenezer Scrooge, who is visited on Christmas Eve by three ghosts warning him of the consequences of his wicked ways. http://www.traileraddict.com/emd/13973 Zemeckis has spent the […]

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Paul Giamatti in Three Stooges flick; Jim Carrey out!

source: boston.com There are some crazy musical chairs going on behind the scenes of The Farrelly Brothers‘ Three Stooges film. The original cast of Sean Penn, Jim Carrey and Benicio Del Toro has been significantly altered, with Paul Giamatti replacing Penn and Carrey potentially dropping out. Peter Farrelly told The Names Blog that Paul Giamatti […]

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Sean Penn drops out of Three Stooges

source: news.bbc.co.uk Sean Penn has dropped out of The Farrelly Brothers‘ upcoming Three Stooges flick for personal reasons. The two-time Academy Award winner has decided to take a year off from his film career to focus on family matters. Penn was set to play Larry Howard alongside Benicio Del Toro and Jim Carrey, who have […]

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Penn, Carrey and Del Toro to star as Three Stooges

source: variety.com MGM have revealed that the cast for The Farrelly Brother’s upcoming film The Three Stooges film will include Sean Penn, Jim Carrey and Benicio Del Toro. Sean Penn has officially signed on to play Larry, while negotiations are still underway to lock in Carrey as Curly and Del Toro as Moe. Carrey is […]

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Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor are in love!

source: traileraddict.com Today we bring you clips from the highly anticipated Sundance hit I Love You, Phillip Morris starring Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor. Jim Carrey stars as Steven Jay Russell, a church going family man who realises he is gay after a near-death experience. He leaves his wife and child to become a con […]

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Si Señor! Yes Man Trailer Debut

source: traileraddict.com The first full-length trailer for the zany Jim Carrey vehicle Yes Man has arrived, promising exactly the kind of lunacy you would expect from a zany Jim Carrey vehicle.Carrey stars as Carl Allen, an office drone who says ‘no’ to anyone and anything. His life is turned around after a self-help seminar inspires […]

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