Jim Carrey's A Christmas Carol
and Yes Man
were box-office disappointments and indie gay romance I Love You Philip Morris
is currently on the shelf, caught in a distribution quagmire. What should the 48-year-old comedian do? In my ongoing Inside Movies column, I take a look at his career
, from Ace Ventura
to a bunch of projects that are in stall mode, from Ripley's Believe It Or Not
(with Chris Columbus at Paramount) and The Three Stooges
(stuck in development at beleaguered MGM) to Damn Yankees
--Todd Graff is doing a rewrite and is set to direct for producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.
What's going on? As Hollywood's star system falls apart, Carrey's trying to keep his act together.