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October 11, 2011

Jim Carrey is negotiating to star opposite Steve Carell in director Don Scardino’s New Line comedy Burt Wonderstone, says Deadline.

The film deals with rival stage magician teams in Las Vegas. The lead character, the titular Wonderstone, is one half of a two-man group who has to rediscover his love of magic after the loss of his partner.

A release date has not yet been set

Steve Carell was able to flex a few dramatic muscles in July’s criminally underrated ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love,’ but to paraphrase ‘The Jazz Singer’: You ain’t seen nothing yet. Variety reports that Carell may play John du Pont in ‘Foxcatcher,’ a drama about the chemical heir and paranoid schizophrenic who, in 1996, killed his long-time friend and Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler David Schultz at Team Foxcatcher, a wrestling facility… Continue reading Morning Grind: Steve Carell Attached to Tragic Story of John du Pont

Michael Scott’s handing in his Walking Papers a little early. On Friday, producers confirmed that funny guy Steve Carell depart his hit NBC comedy The Office four episodes ahead of schedule — several weeks before the scheduled seventh season finale in May. That means Steve’s farewell episode will likely air in April. Last summer, Carell […] Continue reading Steve Carell Leaving “The Office” Early

Could Harvey Keitel replace Steve Carell on The Office?Series executive producer Paul Lieberstein — who also plays Toby on the hit comedy — believes the Reservior Dogs alum would be the best possible choice to take over as Dunder Mifflin’s boss when Carell exits The Office at the end of the upcoming season. “He’s probably the […] Continue reading Harvey Keitel To Replace Steve Carell On “The Office?”

Could Steve Carell’s replacement on The Office be….series creator Ricky Gervais? It’s possible!Carell will be leaving the hit NBC comedy this season and Paul Lieberstein, executive producer of The Office, has admitted that NBC is considering approaching Ricky Gervais — who played David Brent on the show’s UK predecessor — to replace Carell on the series. “We […] Continue reading Will Ricky Gervais Replace Steve Carell On “The Office?”