Jim Carrey’s Talks ‘A Christmas Carol’ And Future Projects



Jim Carrey talks about several new upcoming film at a press conference this morning. His new upcoming projects inlcudes ‘A Christmas Carol’, ‘I Love You Philip Morris’, and ‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not’. ‘A christmas Carol’ will open theaters christmas 2009, where jim carry will be Ebeneezer Scrooge, a ghost from the past, present, and future. The film will be shot with a teqnique similars to ‘Beowulf’ and ‘The Polar Bear Express’. The film which is in production right no, Jim Carrey says after his motion capture shooting:

“You’re literally in an empty warehouse with cameras around you and you have maybe an empty frame of a fireplace or something like that. You rehearse and they say, ‘Can we take this away?’ and your let sitting in a chair. You have to create an entire world in your head. And not only that, but you’re working with other actors in this ridiculous mocap suit with balls all over it and a hat with pincers that come down with cameras in your face… The real work of it is transcending the lack of all stimuli and the ignoring the stimuli right in front of your face.”

Carrey also promises that the story will stay original as the way it is in the novel which was written by Charles Dickens.

“It’s kind of a classical version of A Christmas Carol,” says Carrey, “I’m playing Ebeneezer Scrooge at four different ages so there’s a lot of vocal and physical things I have to do. Not to mention doing the accents properly.

After knowing that the film ‘Ripley’s Believe It Or Not’ is being postponed or canceled carry say:

“I don’t know. It’s definitely still in the works. It’s maybe a little ways off, but we’re definitely talking about it.”

His describes his next project, ‘I Love You Philip Morris’, which he describes, “…about a gentleman who fell in love with his cell mate in Texas and escaped from prison four times, trying to find a way to get his lover out of prison. It’s an out-there concept.”


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