Paul Giamatti a Stooge, Jim Carrey No Longer a Stooge

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Back in June, after Sean Penn quit the Three Stooges movie, co-director Peter Farrelly told us, "I'm fearing a domino effect." Now he tells the Boston Globe that Paul Giamatti has signed on to replace Penn as Larry, but Jim Carrey is no longer attached to the film, even though he had reportedly been gaining weight to play Curly. Meanwhile, Tom Cruise waits by the phone. [Names Blog/Boston Globe via /Film]