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Farrellys Finally Plan Dumb & Dumber 2?
And they want Carrey & Daniels back...

26 October 2011  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Deadline

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Farrellys Finally Plan Dumb & Dumber 2?

Ever since 1994’s Dumb & Dumber hit it big at the box office and launched the film careers of Peter and Bobby Farrelly, there have been hints that the siblings wanted to make a sequel. But though New Line tried to force the issue by pumping out ill-advised prequel Dumb & Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd, nothing else has happened. Now, though, the Farrellys are looking to revisit the idea.

The plan is for Sex Drive co-writers Sean Anders and John Morris to get to work on a script once they finish up Adam Sandler comedy I Hate You Dad. Any new sequel would naturally seek to reunite Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels as Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne, the loveable lunkheads who have hearts of gold and brains of mush.

Though Carrey has always shied away from sequels (largely with good reason given Son Of The Mask and Evan Almighty), he has been dropping hints about the idea, particularly while doing the press rounds for Mr Popper’s Penguins.

According to Deadline, the Farrellys are looking to get to work on the new Dumb pic once they’re done with The Three Stooges (due out here on May 4 and previewed in the new issue of Empire). Will we see another proper Dumb & Dumber? And do we want one? Or does it sound like what you get when you successfully mate a bulldog with a Shih Tzu?


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Mock YEAH!
I would love to see Harry and Lloyd again. I watched the original every Saturday for months. Still one of my favourite comedys. More

Posted by silent_tea at 12:04 on 02 November 2011 | Report This Post

Yes Please
I would welcome it with repeated viewings just like the first. As long as its funny of course........... More

Posted by Agent Jack Bauer CTU at 11:13 on 28 October 2011 | Report This Post

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L: jkconnell Only if Carrey and Daniels do it - if not they shouldn't even start making it ndeed. I just hope all involved have enough sense to not try recasting or bringing in a new character. More

Posted by John Firth at 19:46 on 27 October 2011 | Report This Post

Only if Carrey and Daniels do it - if not they shouldn't even start making it More

Posted by jkconnell at 12:58 on 27 October 2011 | Report This Post

yes yes and YES!!!!
It would be very refreshing to see carrey back at his best tbh, i look forward to seeing where the farrellys could take the silly couple next, but it better be good!!!! More

Posted by Mr_Anderson at 12:02 on 27 October 2011 | Report This Post

love Dumb and Dumber so much. I dunno, I really don't know. More

Posted by sephiroth7 at 10:09 on 27 October 2011 | Report This Post

i would love to see jim carrey and jeff daniels reunite for this.the first one is one of my all time fav comedies. More

Posted by revanmalak at 09:45 on 27 October 2011 | Report This Post

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