Welcome to the seemingly bi-weekly column: “Hey Jeff Daniels, What’s Up with the Dumb and Dumber Sequel?” In this installment Jeff Daniels expounds upon what Jim Carrey’s problem was and what the hold up is:
“I understood why, because this has been a year and a half of a whole bunch of are we, aren’t we, what’s going on, yeah the script’s funny, no it’s not, now we have to have notes. So I think Jim just got frustrated and I completely got it. I was frustrated too. We thought it was in pretty good shape. The studio and others wanted some more work done. The Farrellys wanted more work done on it so they got working on it and I think last week they decided to push the shooting of it to next year, possibly because I wasn’t going to move The Newsroom.
There are a lot of people who want to make this movie and want to make it right. It’s just a matter of figuring out the balance of everyone’s definition of what’s right. You know what’s definitely right? This: