Jim Carrey drops out of Dumb and Dumber sequel

The highly-anticipated sequel to the 1994 comedy Dumb and Dumber has run into a major problem — Jim Carrey has left the production. The original film starred Carrey, alongside Jeff Daniels, as two idiot friends on an adventure to return a suitcase full of money to its rightful owner. The film was a box-office hit and became a classic in the comedy genre, so news of the sequel was stirring up quite a buzz. However, sources say Carrey was frustrated by the studios producing the sequel, because he felt they showed a lack of enthusiasm. The actor confirmed he is no longer attached to the project in a statement issued by his publicist, saying, “I would’ve thought Dumb and Dumber Too was a no-brainer, after all it’s implied in the title.” Since Carrey is no longer part of the production, the film – which was set to begin shooting this Fall – is no longer a certainty. ~Stacy Raivich

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  1. Suneagle • June 22, 2012 @ 10:47 AM

    Noooooooo man wtf???!!!! Drop the studio Jim grab Jeff and do it on your own!!!! Your successful enough! C’mon man that would of brought you back in the lime light and satisfied the Fan’s :):). Good luck hope you get this resolved! Man this sucks big time!!

  2. spike • June 22, 2012 @ 12:59 PM

    damn, that does suck. i agree i hope it gets resolved somehow. The first one was great.

  3. Linda • June 24, 2012 @ 8:56 AM

    He should have opted out of the first one…terrible movie.

  4. j09 • June 24, 2012 @ 6:46 PM

    Nooooo! I was looking forward to this so much!!

  5. C-Dub • June 25, 2012 @ 3:43 PM

    I never heard of a sequel, but damn, I would have loved a silly stupid movie night and to see if Jim’s still got what it takes. Studio, do yourselves a money making favour and make Jim Carrey happy, get it done.

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