Well, one member of the holy triumvirate of slapstick has been cast in MGM and the Farrellys’ Three Stooges film.
According to Variety, Oscar-winner Sean Penn will play Larry fine, and the studio is in talks with Jim Carrey to play Jerome "Curly" Howard. Jim’ll have to soitanly pack on the pounds – forty of them, to be exact. And rounding out the threesome will be Benicio del Toro as Moe, if everything goes as planned.
Is it just me, or are MGM and the Farrellys staging a major coup by lining up the three of these guys. I mean, Jim Carrey’s one thing. But to get Benicio and then SEAN "I KNOW I MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO LIKE ME SOMETIMES" PENN? How did they land these thespians?! Something tells me this movie isn’t going to be all pratfalls and yuks… But seriously… how?