Jim Carrey in Talks to Star in RatPac’s ‘True Crimes’

Jim Carrey True Crimes
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Jim Carrey is in talks to star in the indie drama “True Crimes.”

Based on the New Yorker article by David Grann, the story follows a murder investigation that turns to clues found in a book about an eerily similar crime. Alexandros Avranas is directing; Brett Ratner and John Cheng are producing with David Gerson (“Skiptrace”), while “Ida” producer Ewa Puszczynska will serve as co-producer. Jeremy Brock penned the script.

Carrey was last seen in Universal and Red Granite’s “Dumb and Dumber To.” He is repped by WME.

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  1. Terry Marvin says:

    Friday, June 12, 2015–9:39 PM CST

    Variety needs to fine some way to keep from covering part of an article with word “Variety”.

  2. Terry Marvin says:

    Thursday, May 14, 2015–5:15 pm CST

    That’s great that Dr. Jim Carrey may do “True Crimes”. What’s really great, is that it’s another drama. The movie he’s working on now, is a drama. I him in dramas. I prefer to see Jim Carrey in dramas than comedies.

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