Thursday, March 26, 2009
"Maybe you thought it was a terrible joke when word surfaced a while back that the Farrelly brothers were intent on making a "Three Stooges" movie. Nyuck, nyuck, nyuck, joke"s on you. It turns out there really is a movie in the offing, and now we have some unlikely names attached to the starring roles. MGM has set amiable Oscar-winner Sean Penn to play the dunderheaded Larry, and negotiations are under way with Jim Carrey to play Curly. He"s reportedly already making plans to gain 40 pounds to approximate the physical dimensions of Jerome "Curly" Howard. The studio wants Benicio Del Toro to play the eye-ball-poking, head-slapping ringleader, Moe...."