Jeff Daniels is 'raring to go' too but the sequel has yet to be given a green light
Jim Carrey has revealed that he and co-star Jeff Daniels are “raring to go” on Dumb And Dumber 2.
Dumb And Dumber 2 was first announced last April, but appeared to fall apart over the summer when Carrey reportedly pulled out. However, Jeff Daniels later insisted that he and Carrey remain “keen” and filmmakers the Farrelly Brothers have given the sequel an official title : Dumb And Dumber To.
Carrey has now confirmed that he is fully on board. Speaking to E! at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas, he said: “I’m ready. There is a script. It’s fun. Jeff and I are raring to go.”
However, speaking back in January 2013, Peter Farrelly revealed that the sequel has “no firm green light yet because there are still negotiations happening”. When asked why the sequel is being held up, Carrey confirmed this is still the case, saying: “It’s administrative. The green light committees have to have their way.”
Written and directed by Peter and Bobby Farrelly, the original Dumb And Dumber came out in 1994 and starred Carrey and Daniels as dimwitted friends on a road trip. A prequel called Dumb And Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd followed in 2003, but it did not feature the original stars or any involvement from the Farrelly Brothers.