Is Jim Carrey Playing Carnage or J. Jonah Jameson in 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'?

The actor was around for filming earlier in the year, but nothing else has been revealed about his mysterious presence on set.
Despite his stance on violence, actor Jim Carrey may be continuing his work in the very hyper-violent world of comic book movies. Its being revealed this morning that the Kick-Ass 2 star was on the set of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 earlier in the year. He was there during filming, but was he taking part in that filming? Or simply visiting? A super fan named Danny Browne snapped this picture on set.


"It's Jim Carrey! #sorrynotsorry he came to the spiderman set today! I wonder what he's doing there!!!"


This tweet from March had gone unnoticed until an insider from the production started hinting that a major comedic actor had taken a minor role in the film that would lead to something bigger in The Amazing Spider-Man 3 and The Amazing Spider-Man 4.

With the Sinister Six rumored to be coming in future movies, its being speculated that Jim Carrey will make a cameo as Kletus Kassady in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 before turning into Carnage as the series continues. The other most logical character is that of J. Jonah Jameson, Peter's boss at the Bugle. What do you think? Who should Jim Carrey play in The Amazing Spider-Man franchise? Or should he just stay away from violent comic book movies all together?

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 comes to theaters May 2nd, 2014 and stars Martin Sheen, Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield, Dane DeHaan, Stan Lee, Sarah Gadon, Felicity Jones, Jamie Foxx. The film is directed by Marc Webb.


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Comments (35)

  1. Swaggbotjr

    most likely jameson since he complained about the violence in kick ass he might not partake in a violent role

    8 months agoby @SwaggbotjrFlag

  2. phatalphd

    carnage would be way better. Who really cares about Jonas

    8 months agoby @phatalphdFlag

  3. Shahryar Niazi

    I bet he can laugh like Cletus Kasady! But Robert Knepper is perfect for the role of Carnage, but I don't know about being Cletus Kasady.

    8 months agoby @Shahryar-NiaziFlag

  4. Xenon

    I still like Jim however I can't see him in violent comic book adaptions.
    I enjoyed him when he did The Riddler, but it was the way he portrayed the character that impressed me.

    These newer version of spiderman makes me wish that Spiderman 4 happened.

    8 months agoby @xenon56Flag

  5. seymourstrange

    He'd be good as kletus but i suppose its very doubtful that carnage will be in any of the spiderman movies anytime soon...plus these new spiderman movies are rubbish anyway

    8 months agoby @seymourstrangeFlag

  6. ridgl

    What about ANYTHING in this article points to him playing Jameson? Oh, I remember, a stupid title used to grab attention. F*ck you, Orange.

    8 months agoby @ridglFlag

  7. The Real Goku

    @bane5000 I'm pretty sure they would. But we will see. I'm just through with Jim right now

    8 months agoby @therealGokuFlag

  8. Cinema Loot

    Huh, Jim Carrey almost condemned his violent role in Kick-Ass 2, I don't see why he would play Carnage whom is a character of great violence, even the name is of violence

    8 months agoby @Cinema-LootFlag

  9. Bane5000

    @therealGoku ...If they water down Carnage Im for sure gonna be pissed off...Maximum Carnage is one of my most favorite storylines growing up, hes a pyschotic killer and they better not mess with that fact and make him likable for the kiddies.

    8 months agoby @bane5000Flag

  10. Silas James Rowland

    But wasn't he once the Riddler?

    8 months agoby @Silas-James-RowlandFlag

  11. dess

    @a7sus4 too sooon!!!

    8 months agoby @dessFlag

  12. A7sus4

    But this movie has violence in it... ='(

    8 months agoby @a7sus4Flag

  13. uncle rico

    The reason they are hinting Carnage, is because he was rumored to play him before in the now cancelled Spiderman 4

    8 months agoby @unclerico12345Flag

  14. dess

    Well there goes the franchise. The first movie of 2014 out of my list.

    8 months agoby @dessFlag

  15. Sean

    I cannot imagine seeing Jim Jarrey in a Spider-Man movie.

    8 months agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  16. Joe Sakovitch

    Bill Moseley!!!

    8 months agoby @Joe-SakovitchFlag

  17. Joe Sakovitch

    If Jim Carrey IS Playing Carnage. I'm done w/ Spider-Man movies!!!

    8 months agoby @Joe-SakovitchFlag

  18. Hershey Maxwell Barber

    I haven't been a huge fan of their casting for these new Spider-Man movies.

    8 months agoby @Hershey-Maxwell-BarberFlag

  19. Cheetoboy

    I think he would make a good Carnage, Jim is a good actor, all he has to do for this role is just be downright creepy.

    8 months agoby @cheetoboyFlag

  20. The_Crow2k

    I can't see him playing either one.

    8 months agoby @the-crow2kFlag

  21. The Real Goku

    @Soomdog because I'd there was a carnage it would be a watered down kids version

    8 months agoby @therealGokuFlag

  22. Soomdog

    if he complains about kick ass being violent how could he take on the roll of carnage?

    8 months agoby @SoomdogFlag

  23. bud2fresh

    Mysterio ! I think I spelled that right lol

    8 months agoby @bud2freshFlag

  24. CrankFarney

    Please let it be that Carry's going to be Carnage!!!!!

    8 months agoby @crankfarneyFlag

  25. Bane5000

    If hes playing JJ, be goofy but not over the top Carrey goofy

    If hes playing Cassidy, No goofiness whatsoever and just be down right creepy

    8 months agoby @bane5000Flag

  26. SpideR-OnE

    Carrey hmmm... he is almost perfect to that role but could he do it, could he not scamp the potential of that character i almos know that Carrey is only that actor what can play Carnage and to give his whole range of behaviors and madness, but only Jim i watch a few years ago, now he sometimes is the weakest link in the film. Maby Sam Rockwell but he played Justin Hammer. Maby one of them could play, Statham, Ralph Fiennes, Matthew McConaughey, Michael Fassbender, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Ethan Hawke, Vincent Cassel.

    8 months agoby @spider-oneFlag

  27. kingbrady

    he can have a sinister face to him so cassidy would be interesting

    8 months agoby @kingbradyFlag

  28. @Scott20YL

    NO! NO! NO!! KEEP HIM AWAY FROM ANYTHING HAVING TO DO WITH SPIDEY! HIS ONE NOTE CHARACTER HUMOR IS DEADER THAN DISCO WE DON'T NEED THE RIDDLER IN A CARNAGE COSTUME!! CARREY SUCKS

    8 months agoby @lambo-calrissianFlag

  29. Monkeyiron 2.0

    If he do Kletus I will smile, if he is JJ i will jizz

    8 months agoby @monkeyiron2-0Flag

  30. Kill-Bill

    Ravencroft is appearing in this film so Cletus Kassidy can appear as a inmate

    8 months agoby @Kill-BillFlag