Thursday, March 26, 2009

Stooges Remake

MGM Gets Its 'Stooges'
Penn, Carrey, Del Toro Part Of Studio's Plan

Sean Penn as Larry?

Jim Carrey as Curly?

Benicio Del Toro as Moe?


Am I the only one who thinks a Stooges remake is a dumb idea?


At March 26, 2009 11:00 AM, Blogger nanc said...

jim carrey COULD play all three roles, but i would never see it as i'm not a fan of his. come to think of it i'm not much of a fan of many people.

At March 26, 2009 11:32 AM, Blogger BeckEye said...

They should just get Iggy and the Stooges to do it.

At March 26, 2009 11:51 AM, Blogger Brooke said...

Ugh, this just isn't right.

I'd rather see the Stooge's zombies do it.

At March 26, 2009 3:31 PM, Blogger Mustang said...

Yes I agree. A remake of the Three Stooges is a dumb idea. Particularly when we can see it live on Capital Hill.

At March 26, 2009 3:32 PM, Blogger citizen of the world said...

I thin it's a dumb idea. But I think the original was also an exceedingly dumb idea.

At March 26, 2009 5:29 PM, Blogger Ananda girl said...

I cannot wrap my brain about this idea! It just won't go there.

At March 26, 2009 7:28 PM, Blogger Chuck said...

I don't know, I think a remake would be cool. Sean Penn though is, ironically, too much a stooge for anything credible

At March 26, 2009 7:40 PM, Blogger Ananda girl said...

Max and I decided that we would like to see their zombies do it. That's an idea we can buy into.

At March 26, 2009 8:59 PM, Blogger Papa Frank said...

How about they do the movie on the pay scale of the original stooges?!

At March 26, 2009 11:03 PM, Blogger Z said...

dumber than dumb, Cube.
yuck yuck yuck
I must admit I haven't liked them the first time...Sean Penn isn't going to change MY mind, right!?

At March 27, 2009 12:28 AM, Blogger Ratty said...

I don't mind a remake if it's a good tribute, but I don't know if they have the right people.

At March 27, 2009 12:56 AM, Blogger Brooke said...

Z: Blasphemy!!!

At March 27, 2009 7:38 AM, Blogger DaBlade said...


At March 27, 2009 7:46 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...


This is a bad Idea. Unambiguously so. It can't help but suck.
Sounds like a done deal.

This is what passes for creativity in Hollywood. Remakes of old movies, TV shows, (including cartoons!), English ideas and of course the vignette films that are oh so avante garde today.

Funny thing though; you can't turn on IFC without yet another vignette offering. After the first couple dozen, it aint avante garde anymore.

Clearly new blood is required out there. It won't happen as long as legions of morons will pay any sum for crap to be distracted from their other distractions.

A Bad Idea.


At March 27, 2009 8:49 AM, Blogger Larry T. Durham said...

Wasn't this already done a few years ago?

I'm all for it as long as the hair pulling, face slaps, and blows to the head done on Sean Penn's "Larry" is real.

At March 27, 2009 11:44 AM, Blogger Jamie Dawn said...

With the Farrelly brothers in charge, this movie could be really good or really bad.
I won't go to the movies to see it.
It will be really hard to remake The Three Stooges and actually be funny. Who knows? They might pull it off, but I still won't be paying to see it.

At March 27, 2009 5:59 PM, Blogger Jen said...

I never really "got" the Three Stooges in the first place, so I can't help but think this will suck, too.

At March 27, 2009 6:11 PM, Blogger dmarks said...

I used to think that Michael Richards would make a great Stooge. This was back before he got his klan on and I lost respect for him.

At March 27, 2009 7:28 PM, Blogger RightKlik said...

Worst movie idea EVER.

At April 21, 2009 6:53 PM, Blogger maria said...

NOBODY, I mean NOBODY can ever replace the 3 Stooges.

My husband and I have bought their new DVD's and we are so please with them.

We have the 5 DVD's available up till now and have ordered the #6 due to be released in June.

At April 22, 2009 2:17 PM, Blogger cube said...

maria: I agree. The Stooges can never be replaced.


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