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Now that brotherly duo Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly have gotten their dream project The Three Stooges out of the way, they are setting their sights on another long gestating project, the sequel to Dumb and Dumber.
The brothers plan to reunite original stars Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, and have already hired Sex Drive scribes Sean Anders an John Morris to pen the screenplay. Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly hope to direct the film themselves.
The original, which was released by New Line Cinema in 1994, could have been given a sequel earlier, but the studio decided on a cheap knock-off with look-alike actors instead, releasing the prequel Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd in 2003.
Directors Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly's Hall Pass hit theaters last weekend. While doing press, Bobby Farrelly revealed that they have plans to resurrect one of their earlier comedy hits, Dumb and Dumber. Here's what Bobby Farrelly had to say about a potential sequel to the 1994 comedy.
"[Dumb and Dumber] has run a bunch of times on TV in the states, and kids will come up and they'll be able to quote lines from that - lines that I've long forgotten. If we could get those two guys back together, Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels that might be a worthwhile sequel - and that ball is in motion. We're starting to think about what those two dimwits would be doing twenty-years later in life, and hopefully we'll be able to come up with something worthy of a sequel."
The directors also spoke more about their new comedy project, The Three Stooges. While »
Of Boys and Men directed by Carl Seaton (One Week) and written by Michelle Amor is a minor, very modest, low budget, family film drama which was independently produced and financed and shot three or four years ago entirely on the west side of Chicago. The film was screened at a couple of film festivals then seemed to disappear. Well that is until I saw it this week on DVD since the film is coming out on Jan. 25 through Warner Bros home video.
In fact DVD might be the best way to see it since as a film it’s a totally unremarkable, rather cliched ridden and totally predictable movie. And yet it’s quite watchable, well acted, reasonably engaging and if you’re looking for a pleasant, safe, nice family film full of all that positive possibility that won’t offend you and or hold any unexpected surprises then »
3 items from 2011
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