Jim Carrey to Star in ‘Ricky Stanicky’

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Jim Carrey is reteaming with his Bruce Almighty/Ace Ventura writer Steve Oedekerk for a new movie. THR reports that Carrey has signed on to star in a comedy called  Ricky Stanicky that Oedekerk, who wrote Bruce Almighty and wrote/directed Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, will re-write and direct. Here’s the plot to Ricky Stanicky:

“The script … begins when three teens pull a prank and burn down a house in their neighborhood. They create a fake person to take the blame: Ricky Stanicky. Twenty years later, it turns out the three guys have been using this alibi to get out of every uncomfortable situation in life. When their girlfriends and wives force them to set up a meeting with Stanicky, they hire an out-of-work actor to play the part.”