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Another "Ace Ventura" Minus Jim Carrey

Posted: December 19th, 2006 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Another "Ace Ventura" Minus Jim CarreySubmit Comment
Morgan Creek has began hiring for the upcoming third installment of "Ace Ventura." The film will revolve around an eccentric detective's son, who steps into his father's shoes to take over the family business. The production company has hired Jeff Sank and brothers Jason and Justin Heimberg to write the second sequel. I would love to tell you about their past work, but unfortunately, they will only have past work, when this film is finished.

The story is about the detective's son, which means that the studio will have to look for someone outside of Jim Carrey, who made the franchise so popular. The two previous "Ventura" comedies, 1994's "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" and the following year's "Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls," grossed more than $180 million domestically and helped establish Carrey as one of the highest-paid comedy actors in Hollywood. Now that the film will lack Carrey, the result will end up only one way, in failure.

"The Mask" earned $350 million worldwide, while the sequel entitled "Son of the Mask," earned $57 million, and ended up losing money in its theatrical run. "Dumb and Dumber" earned $250 million worldwide, while the sequel "Dumb and Dumberer" earned $39 million, barely making back the budget. Looking at these numbers, clearly there is no audience for these sequels, and most importantly, the studios don't make any money, so why are we attempting another sequel to a Carrey movie, without Jim?

Click here to read more about "Ace Ventura 3."

Source: The Hollywood Reporter


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on December 19th, 2006 at 8:13:29 PM

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