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Jim Carrey reuniting with 'Bruce Almighty' writer for ‘Ricky Stanicky’
Jim Carrey is hoping to re-capture that old box office magic by re-teaming with frequent collaborator Steve Oedekerk for the Summit Entertainment comedy "Ricky Stanicky."
"Ricky" centers on group of teens who conjure up an imaginary fall guy named "Ricky Stanicky" to blame when they get up to no good. The friends continue to use the Stanicky defense well into their adulthood, until one day their suspicious wives ask to finally meet Stanicky.
Carrey has reportedly been circling the project for over a year, but finally signed on after Summit brought Oedekerk onboard, according to Deadline
.Oedekerk directed Carrey in "Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls" and also wrote the star's 2003 hit "Bruce Almighty."
Carrey recently starred in "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone," and will soon appear in "Kick-Ass 2.