Les Cahiers du Nyuk Nyuk

on November 05, 2008 by Steve Simels

Well, it's one of the most amazing days in American history, and of course the first thing I noticed this morning was the following item from the great comforting warm bath that is the Arts and Leisure section of the New York Times.


Since at least 2004 those latter-day knuckleheads Bobby and Peter Farrelly, the gross-out auteurs of There’s Something About Mary, have been contemplating a movie in which they would upgrade the Three Stooges for 21st-century audiences. Now Variety reports that the Farrellys will be making their Three Stooges movie for MGM, where the slapstick trio made a handful of shorts and features before signing with Columbia, where the Stooges did their best-known work. Over the years such A-list Stoogephiles as Russell Crowe and Mel Gibson have been mentioned for the movie, but no casting has been announced. The film is expected to be released on Nov. 20, 2009.


Words fail me on this one, but on sober reflection I think I would kind of like to see the guy who made world-wide headlines by bonking a hotel clerk with a telephone...


russell crowe as moe.jpg


...transfer that negative energy into something positive. Like, maybe, gouging out the eyes of a co-star like this guy...


moe howard as russell crowe.jpg


Hey -- an African-American just got elected President of the United States. Obviously, anything is possible.


Tags: Bobby and Peter Farrelly, There’s Something About Mary, Russell Crowe, Mel Gibson

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