After years of delays, production is finally under way on Dumb and Dumber To, the long-awaited sequel to 1994's Dumb and Dumber. Stars Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels sent out the first photos from the Atlanta set through their respective Twitter accounts, and we have another photo from the sequel's official Twitter account as well. Take a look at these photos, then read on to see what Jeff Daniels had to say about the project.
How Roland Rolls comes out TODAY but it may be a little too sophisticated for Lloyd and Harry! Yep... THEY'RE BAAAAA… http://t.co/bhrYxNPKbv— Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey) September 24, 2013
"How Roland Rolls comes out TODAY but it may be a little too sophisticated for Lloyd and Harry! Yep... THEY'RE BAAAAA... http://say.ly/cEa6Ora "
"We're Back!!! #DumbTo pic.twitter.com/u2u42yM2hk"
"Well suck me sideways! @JimCarrey & @Jeff_Daniels are back as Lloyd & Harry! #DumbTo is now in production. pic.twitter.com/Z161tuWV3Z
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Jeff Daniels recently sat down with E! Online, after winning the Best Actor Emmy for HBO's The Newsroom. Here, the actor confirms that he is headed to Atlanta to start shooting, and that the transformation into Harry Dunn has officially begun.
"We're going to party 'til dawn and then I'm going to get on a plane and go to Atlanta and start shooting Dumb and Dumber To. The intellectual free-fall from [Will] MacAvoy to Harry Dunn, imagine if you will."
He also discusses how the comedy will surpass the original.
"The scariest thing? There are some things that we're going to do in Dumb and Dumber To that make the toilet scene [in the original] seem lame. Pales in comparison and I can't divulge what, but just that they've topped it. They best thing about it? I get to work with a comedic genius."
The sequel picks up 20 years after the original and has the dimwitted duo searching for their long lost children in hopes of finding a matching kidney.
Dumb and Dumber To was released November 14th, 2014 and stars Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Rob Riggle, Laurie Holden, Rachel Melvin, Steve Tom, Don Lake, Patricia French. The film is directed by Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly.