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Filming In April For Jim Carrey's Heist Comedy "Loomis Fargo"02 Feb 2013
By Tommy Pihl (JCO Editor-In-Chief)
It was first revealed last year, the director of Napoleon Dynamite is now firmly set to rob a bank, and Jim Carrey is along for the ride.
Relativity Media has acquired worldwide rights to finance, produce and distribute the action-comedy heist film currently titled "Loomis Fargo" starring Jim Carrey, it was announced this week by Relativity. The project, directed by Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite, Nacho Libre), based on an original screenplay by Emily Spivey (Up All Night) and written by Chris Bowman (The Wrong Brother) and Hubbel Palmer (Humble Pie), is targeted to start production in North Carolina this April.
Inspired by true events, Loomis Fargo tells the story of a disgruntled bank employee who is ready to take a chance and risk it all for love, money, and a life he’s only dreamed of. Teaming up with his work crush, they conspire to rob the financial institution. Together with their accomplices, the inexperienced criminals nab nearly $20 million - leaving a trail of evidence in their wake. Now the only thing tougher than pulling off the heist - will be getting away with it.
"Dumb and Dumber To" was also set to begin filming in April, no word if it is delayed or cancelled. Get the latest updates of his upcoming movie projects here on Jim Carrey Online.
-- Source: Variety. With thanks to jim carrey 85 and Victor Rivera. Click to comment this article.
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