The news has been out for awhile that a Ripley's Believe It or Not movie is in the works for Paramount Pictures, based on the unusual life of Robert Ripley, world explorer, collector, and columnist. Cool, you think. This has potential. Further news reports that Tim Burton, fresh off of Corpse Bride, was interested in doing the project. Even better, you muse.
I know I’m being unnecessarily harsh. I imagine loads of Jim Carrey fans out there frothing at the mouth, demanding my scalp in payment for my evil words. But then I think, hey, if they dig Jim Carrey, they can’t really be all that intelligent. My scalp is probably safe. Although to be honest- Eternal Sunshine was pretty spiffin’ fantastic. Maybe there is hope for Carrey as an actor after all. And if there is, there’s probably nobody better to bring it out than