Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels
Nineteen years later, Dumb and Dumber To is finally moving forward. According to Deadline, the film has been picked up by Universal Pictures after parting ways with Warner Bros in January.
Jim Carrey has dropped out of the Dumb & Dumber sequel, Entertainment Tonight reports.
According to Carrey's rep, the actor was "increasingly frustrated" by the lack of progress on the project and the lack of enthusiasm from Warner Bros. and New Line. "I would have thought Dumb and Dumber To was a no-brainer," Carrey said in a statement. "After all it's implied in the title."
From Dumb & Dumber to The Hours, Jeff Daniels sure has run the gamut in his acting career. "I like variety," he tells TV Guide Online. "I could never do a 10-year television series." Still, the movie star doesn't mind doing one teensy TV-movie. Next up, he costars with Everybody Love Raymond's Patricia Heaton in TNT's version of Neil Simon's The Goodbye Girl (tonight at 8 pm/ET).
"She was a joy to work with," he says of Heaton. "When you're doing comedy, it's good to have somebody across from you who knows what comedy is. She's really good. She knows what she's doing."
Speaking of fun comedy teams, 'tis a shame Daniels and Jim Carrey will never reunite for a Dumb & Dumber sequel. What did he think of last year's prequel — starring two younger unknowns as Harry and Lloyd — we wonder?
"I didn't see it," Daniels shrugs. "Nobody went to see it. I actually walked by the theater an