Insidious Chapter 2 (2)

Briefly: Two franchises just dated their upcoming sequels. First up, The Farrelly BrothersDumb and Dumber To will be released November 14, 2014. It’s the sequel to the hit 1994 film starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels. The Farrellys once again write and direct.

Second, Filmdistrict just dated Insidious: Chapter 3 for release April 3, 2015. Yes, another sequel in 2015. While James Wan, who directed the first two films, won’t return, writer Leigh Whannell is again penning this installment. Whannell (above left) wrote the first two films and co-starred in them as well. There’s no word on a director, but the second film pretty obviously set up a story line. [ERC]

National Treasure Book of Secrets

It’s an extra-chatty edition of Sequel Bits, as everyone has a little something to say about everything. After the jump:

  • A $500,000 camera has been stolen from Dumb and Dumber To
  • The next Aliens game might be about Ripley’s daughter
  • Peter Jackson chats about the score for The Hobbit
  • Director thinks National Treasure could shoot in two years
  • Dan Aykroyd is going on about Ghostbusters 3 again
  • Keanu Reeves chats about Point Break and Speed

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Welcome back from the long weekend, if you had one. Here’s what you may have missed in the wonderful world of sequel news:

  • Writer Adam Horowitz offers a little Tron 3 update
  • Vanilla Ice really wants to be in the new Ninja Turtles
  • Kevin Smith hopes to release Clerks 3 in November 2014
  • The Aliens vs. Predator comic book gets a relaunch
  • Lloyd opens up in new Dumb and Dumber To set pics
  • Take a peek at Channing Tatum in 22 Jump Street
  • A big battle will hit Hong Kong in Transformers 4

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Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels on Dumb and Dumber To set

Harry Dunne and Lloyd Christmas are iconic characters in their own way, but the goofy roles aren’t exactly the kind that attract Oscar love. So Dumb and Dumber To is adding a bit of Academy-approved sparkle in the form of a super secret cameo — or what was a super secret cameo, anyway, until the word got out and the headlines went up.

Hit the jump to find out which critically acclaimed actress is set to appear in the long-awaited comedy sequel. If you’d rather be surprised, we suggest that you not only avoid this article but the film’s IMDb page.

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‘Dumb and Dumber To’ Adds Rob Riggle — Twice

Rob Riggle

We’re all Rob Riggle fans over here, but the Farrelly Brothers really, really love him — so much so, they’ve cast him twice. The former Daily Show correspondent has just landed a key role playing twin brothers in Dumb and Dumber To, which is shooting now in Atlanta. Hit the jump to learn more about his character.

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Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne are back and looking as stupid as ever. Production has begun in Atlanta on Dumb and Dumber To, the Farrelly Brothers sequel to their 1994 smash hit Dumb and Dumber. It’ll likely be released in 2014, twenty years after the original. Now, thanks to Twitter, Jim Carrey, newly-minted Emmy winner Jeff Daniels, and the directors have all posted photos of the best buds, with the worst haircuts ever, back on the set. Check them out below. Read More »

Laurie Holden

While Lloyd and Harry might act like brothers, their interactions with another family are the center of Dumb and Dumber To.

Laurie Holden, best known for playing Andrea on The Walking Dead, has been cast as an evil housewife who is poisoning her rich husband (Funny or Die’s Steve Tom) while hoping to run away with another man. She’s also trying to off her step-daughter, played by Days of Our Lives‘ star Rachel Melvin. Read More »


The Farrelly Brothers, Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey will all get a bit dumber later this Fall as the long anticipated sequel to the hit 1994 comedy Dumb and Dumber is set to start shooting. This one is called Dumb and Dumber To, and Lloyd and Harry will hit the road again when one of them finds out they have a child. At least, that’s the rumored plot. Kathleen Turner is joining the cast as well.

The Farrellys have been thinking about this film for almost two decades and now they are very close to making it a reality. How close exactly? Their star is sporting his trademark chipped tooth. Check out Jim Carrey’s photo below. Read More »

‘Dumb and Dumber To’ Adds Kathleen Turner

Kathleen Turner

Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Jim Carrey, and Jeff Daniels have been trying to make Dumb and Dumber To for some time, and now they’re ready to bring a new face into the fold. Kathleen Turner has boarded the long-awaited comedy sequel, which is aiming to shoot this fall. More details after the jump.

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The food puns keep on coming in a new batch of posters from Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2. Also after the jump:

  • Director Scott Derrickson will return for Sinister 2 in some capacity
  • Keri Russell offers more Dawn of the Planet of the Apes plot details
  • The Conjuring 2 won’t be about Amityville, unless Patrick Wilson is lying
  • Vin Diesel and David Twohy consider where the Riddick series will go next
  • The Farrelly Bros. announce a contest for a Dumb and Dumber To role
  • How to Train Your Dragon 2 flies up one week on Fox’s release calendar
  • Food puns abound on new Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 posters

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