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The Three Stooges” will be on the big screen after all. With the approval of MGM’s bankruptcy plan, 20th Century Fox has set to take over “The Three Stooges” project and with a March 14 start date for production. Bobby and Peter Farrelly will direct the comedy, which they have also written. Actors Jim Carrey and Sean Penn have confirmed they have dropped out of this project. There is no update on whether actor Benicio Del Toro will play Moe. According to Deadline, the comedy “follows them to adulthood and is very much in the spirit of the original shorts, in which the blue collar bumblers got the best of the wealthy society matrons that tried to exploit them.” “There will be non-stop slapping, more in the tone of ‘Dumb and Dumber’ than anything else we’ve done,” said Peter Farrelly to Deadline. “Our goal is 85 minutes of laughs in »

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