Jim Carrey leaves 'Dumb & Dumber' sequel

1:27 PM, Jun 20, 2012   |    comments
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By Arienne Thompson, USA TODAY

Nearly 20 years after the original, it looked the sequel to 1994's comedy classic Dumb & Dumber was finally a go. But today, star Jim Carrey laid that to rest by confirming that he's withdrawing from the project.

"I would have thought Dumb and Dumber To was a no-brainer, after all it's implied in the title," Carrey quipped in a statement to Entertainment Tonight.

ET says that Carrey was frustrated by the perceived lack of enthusiasm the studio was showing the project.

Earlier this spring, Dumb & Dumber creators Peter and Bobby Farrelly revealed that a sequel to their hit was in the works, and would begin production this fall with stars Carrey and Jeff Daniels.

USA TODAY

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