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Faison finds family tree in 'Homie' indie

Donald Faison is starring in Homie Spumoni, an indie comedy co-written and directed by Mike Cerrone. Jamie-Lynn DiScala, Joey Fatone and Whoopi Goldberg also are on board. The story centers on Renato, a black man (Faison) raised as an Italian-American goombah and unaware that he is black. When his birth parents show up, he spurns his Italian family as well as his Jewish American Princess girlfriend and goes to his birth family's home. There, he realizes he must learn to be comfortable in his own skin. Cerone (Me, Myself & Irene) wrote the script with Glenn Ciano and Steve Cerrone.

Carrey's Quest for Zellweger Dashed

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Carrey's Quest for Zellweger Dashed
Hollywood funnyman Jim Carrey's desperate bid to woo former fiancee Renee Zellweger back into his life has been thwarted - the actress has confirmed she's still dating White Stripes rocker Jack White. The Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind star, 42, is attempting to rekindle his romance with the Oscar-winning beauty in a series of friendly phone chats - even though Zellweger is happily dating The White Stripes singer Jack White. The Cold Mountain star says of her relationship with White, "The secret of staying together is big phone bills and lots of emails. I haven't tried web cams yet, but I think that's in my future." Carrey dated Zellweger for more than a year in 1999, after falling for her on the set of Me, Myself And Irene.

Howard dons 'Mask' for NL in film sequel

Traylor Howard, who last appeared on the big screen in the comedy Me, Myself & Irene, has landed the female lead role opposite Jamie Kennedy in the New Line Cinema comedy Son of the Mask. Howard will play Kennedy's wife in the film, which carries on with the premise of a character-altering mask that was established in the 1994 hit starring Jim Carrey. This time around, it follows an aspiring cartoonist (Kennedy) who is not ready for fatherhood but finds himself raising a baby endowed with the powers of the mask of Loki. Scheduled for a summer production start, Mask is being directed by Larry Guterman from a script by Lance Khazei, Rob McKittrick and the team of Tom Gammill and Max Pross. The production is being overseen at New Line by production execs Kent Alterman, Michelle Weiss and Janis Chaskin. Howard most recently appeared in the CBS comedy Bram & Alice. In addition to Irene, she has appeared on the big screen in the comedy Dirty Work. She is repped by UTA and manager John Carrabino.

Carrey's New Love Is A Power Woman

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Carrey's New Love Is A Power Woman
Jim Carrey has continued his traditional of dating Hollywood ladies - but his latest love can be found behind the scenes. The Cable Guy funnyman is said to be romancing blonde Manuela Herzner, producer of his new film Cheapo and one-time girlfriend of Boogie Nights star Mark Wahlberg. Cheapo, due for release next year, is a romantic comedy in which Carrey plays a down and out man who suddenly finds he's a millionaire. Carrey is no stranger to on set romance. He was once married to Lauren Holly, whom he starred with in Dumb And Dumber, and he became engaged to Bridget Jones' Diary actress Renee Zellweger after they made Me, Myself And Irene.

Model Snubs Jim Carrey

Model Snubs Jim Carrey
Film funnyman Jim Carrey was brought down to earth when a stunning model rejected his advances. The Me, Myself & Irene star approached South African beauty Dune Kossatz and asked her for a date. After she politely declined a one-to-one with the actor, Carrey asked Kossatz if she'd seen his 1994 hit movie The Mask. A tactless Kossatz replied, "I'm not going to see that s**t!"

No Marriage For Jim Carrey

No Marriage For Jim Carrey
Comic actor Jim Carrey is heartbroken after actress girlfriend Renee Zellweger turned him down when he popped the question. The Jerry Maguire (1996) actress reportedly rejected his marriage proposal because she is wary of the Ace Ventura actor's reputation of falling for his leading ladies, such as his ex-wife Lauren Holly, who was his co-star in Dumb & Dumber (1994). The couple have been dating since they met on the set of their new movie, Me, Myself & Irene (2000) and although Renee is wary of becoming the third Mrs Carrey, the hunky actor is reported to be determined to make her change her mind. A pal of the Truman Show, The (1998) actor says, "He's devastated. Renee's refusal gave his ego a real battering."

Carrey To Wed Zellweger

Carrey To Wed Zellweger
Jim Carrey is to marry his gorgeous girlfriend Renee Zellweger after proposing while on a trip to London. The Dumb & Dumber (1994) star missed Renee so much while she was in Britain filming new flick Bridget Jones' Diary (2001), he jetted over from Hollywood to see her. And once in London the wacky star treated Texan Renee to a romantic candlelit dinner - then got down on one to pop the question. Now Renee, 31, is proudly showing off the sparkling $64, 000 engagement ring the film funnyman gave her. A friend of Renee says, "Renee is absolutely thrilled - she has a constant smile on her face. Jim's proposal came as a real shock, but she wasn't going to wait to be asked twice. " The pair met on the set of controversial flick Me, Myself & Irene (2000) last summer.

Farrelly Brothers Respond To Mental Health Criticism

Farrelly Brothers Respond To Mental Health Criticism
There's Something About Mary (1998) creators Bobby and Peter Farrelly have apologized to mental health groups over the upset caused by their portrayal of schizophrenia in new movie Me, Myself & Irene (2000). In the film, Jim Carrey plays a policeman with a split personality - and groups such as The Alliance for the Mentally Ill claim it pokes fun at what is actually a very serious disease. But the Farrelly brothers say that wasn't their intention. A statement says, "We certainly in no way intended to make light of this situation. "We approached this movie as a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde movie and we're in no way trying to make any kind of statement about split personality disorder or schizophrenia. We apologize if there are people out there who are offended by that." They add, "We really don't try to offend and if we thought it was truly offensive we would cut it. Having said that, some people are offended that baseball is played on Sundays. There's always somebody offended."

Jim Carrey Can Get Embarrassed

Jim Carrey Can Get Embarrassed
Funnyman Jim Carrey got very embarrassed on the set of his new movie - because he had to be breast fed by Shannon Whirry. The scene in the upcoming Farrelly brothers movie, Me, Myself & Irene (2000) left the Truman Show, The (1998) star so humiliated that he had to clear the set before each take. He explains, "It's very rare that I get to a place where I am actually kind of humiliated but that was one of them. It was so embarrassing to me. I was like embarrassed for the girl but she was fine with it. She was like, 'yeah whatever.' But I was literally apologising to her between every take. When it was time to film it I had to empty the studio. I couldn't do it in front of anybody."

The Farrelly Brothers Grossed Out Their Mom

The Farrelly Brothers Grossed Out Their Mom
Dumb and Dumber (1994) creators the Farrelly Brothers shocked their mom when she first saw one of their movies - but she now likes their films so much she stars in them. The gross humour of the brothers, who are also behind hits like There's Something About Mary (1998), wasn't entirely to Mrs. Farrelly's tastes initially. Bobby Farrelly explains, "The first time she was ever on the set we were filming Dumb and Dumber (1994). We had the Jeff Daniels scene when he was on the toilet and she was like, `This doesn't look good.'" But since then Mom has gotten used to their sense of humor to the point where she became an extra in their new movie, Me, Myself and Irene (2000). Bobby says, "Her and my Dad have been in all the movies. In this one she and her friends are in a scene where Jim Carrey flashes them. You know she enjoys it!"

Jim Carrey Suffers For The Sake Of Comedy

Jim Carrey Suffers For The Sake Of Comedy
Jim Carrey is willing to risk a battered and bruised body for the sake of comedy realism. The Mask, The (1994) star insists on performing his own stunts for films - and often finds it a painful experience. He says, "If it means a bruise or a bang or possibly a sprained ankle if you do it wrong then I'd rather do it myself because the audience wants to know that it's you doing the bit." And while making the new Farrelly Brothers film Me, Myself and Irene (2000), he got in some particularly painful positions. He adds, "I was hurting myself every day. I would go home and go, `oh a jugular's open!' I was beat up pretty badly but in the moment you don't really think about it, you're just going for the comedy. The thing falling off the fence and flying down the hill, the hill was much steeper than anybody expected. It wasn't planned that I would fly back up into the frame and I sprained my ankle for real during the rehearsals of that scene. I spun over, jumped off my left foot to get back up into the frame and they caught me perfectly. I would've been killed if they had missed but it's a bit thrill seeking. It's X games."

Renee Zellweger Took Time To Take To Jim Carrey

Renee Zellweger Took Time To Take To Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey and Renee Zellweger may be one of Hollywood's hottest couples but the stunning blonde made Carrey wait over two years before succumbing to his charms. Carrey and Zellweger first met over diner at a mutual friend's house about two years ago. And Carrey, 38, insists he fell for the actress then. But during the recent filming for Me, Myself and Irene (2000) Carrey found his feelings ignored by Zellweger, who insists she was "only there to work. " And it wasn't until after filming had wrapped that the actress finally fell for the Truman Show, The (1998) star's charms. Zellweger adds, "While I was making the movie he became very important to me as a friend. We had some fun together... I was there for work. All I know is that once he was gone I missed him badly. So I thought maybe I was falling in love."

Renee Zellweger Played Hard To Get For Carrey

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Renee Zellweger Played Hard To Get For Carrey
Hollywood actress RENEE ZELLWEGER kept funnyman Jim Carrey hanging on when it came to being his girlfriend - because she didn't know he fancied her. Zellweger and Carrey met on set of their new movie Me, Myself and Irene (2000) directed by the FARRELLY BROTHERS. But while word on the set was that Zellweger was cautious about engaging in a relationship with an obviously attracted Jim Carrey, the blonde actress insists it was nothing of the sort. In fact, she only kept him waiting because she had no idea he was in any way interested. She says, "It was obvious from the day we met that we were going to be great friends. We got on immediately. But I did hear that people thought I was playing hard to get. I'm always the last to realise if somebody likes me. I must just be such a geek."

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