Could Dumb & Dumber’s Lloyd and Harry finally be reuniting? Peter and Bobby Farrelly tweeted this week that they are nearly finished writing the script to Dumb and Dumber To, the official sequel to their 1994 hit that has a much better intentionally stupid title than 2003’s nominally unofficial prequel Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd.
The Farrelly brothers had announced in April that they were going to begin filming the sequel this fall, with Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels set to reprise their roles. But then Jim Carrey reportedly withdrew from the film in June out of frustration that the studios involved – Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema – weren’t moving the project forward.
“I would have thought Dumb and Dumber To was a no-brainer,” Carrey said in a statement at the time. “After all it’s implied in the title.”
The Farrelly’s tweet, however, implies that the delays may have been more script-related, since it took the brothers until late September to round things off anyway. But with Carrey currently shooting Kick-Ass 2 in Toronto, and Daniels set to return to HBO’s The Newsroom in November, the window to shoot the film this year appears to be all but closed. Of course, that doesn’t mean Harry and Lloyd wouldn’t try to leap through it anyway.
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