Ace Ventura is definitely a character of his time, one who launched the 90’s success story that was Jim Carrey
, while grossing over $100m worldwide and creating catchphrases that have echoed through to today.
Now, off the back of the news that Morgan Creek Productions, the company behind the film and its sequel, When Nature Calls
, are rebranding, comes the announcement from Deadline that they plan to revive the pet detective.
It’s highly unlikely that Carrey will return, having recently revealed that his old self doesn’t exist anymore, and with Man on the Moon
documentary Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond set to underline his underrated strengths as an actor, he’ll probably concentrate on more serious projects, such as Michel Gondry
directed Showtime half-hour, Kidding
Entertainment Group will move forward with the Ace Ventura franchise regardless, saying “we wanted to do a mainstream theatrical production relaunch,