The Dumb and Dumber sequel has run into another hurdle. Variety reports that Warner Bros. has dropped the project, which was set to see original stars Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels and original writing/directing duo the Farrelly brothers returning. The sequel, entitled Dumb and Dumber To, has been in the works for over two years with Jim Carrey leaving the project last year over frustrations with the studio and coming right back, only to hit more studio problems this week. The sequel picks up 20 years after the original film when Harry and Lloyd find out that one of them may have fathered a child [...]
The new Transformers movie just got a little more bearable. The Wrap reports that comedian T.J. Miller (She's Out of My League, Yogi Bear) has joined the cast of Michael Bay's latest robot thing, called Transformers 4 and starring Mark Wahlberg. Miller will be playing Wahlberg's best friend, a mechanic who we presume will be a "wisecracking mechanic." Miller is currently filming his first starring role in a movie, director Scot Armstrong's Search Party, which finds him playing one of three leads alongside Adam Pally (Happy Endings) and Thomas Middleditch (The Campaign), and a pilot for Mike Judge's Silicon Valley-set sitcom that he starred in was recently [...]
Anchorman 2 is currently filming in Atlanta, and The Daily Mail snagged a bunch of pictures from the set during the filming of the movie's inevitable news anchor brawl. Click through to the post if you want to see 17 pictures of the scene, most of which spoil big-time cameos, none of which I'll reveal here. It looks like it's about 1000x crazier than the news fight in the first Anchorman and should make for a pretty delightful scene.
The 21 Jump Street sequel is starting to take shape. Collider has an interview with producer Neal Moritz, in which he reveals that Ice Cube will be back as the police captain, with original directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller attached to return too. It was previously announced that Jonah Hill and the first movie's screenwriter, Michael Bacall, are working on the script. Hill and Channing Tatum are expected to return in the lead roles with a summer 2014 release in mind.
Here's all the non-boring stuff Moritz said about the sequel:
It leads off where we ended the last film and our guys are going to college [...]