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Universal to make 'Dumb and Dumber' sequel

June 19, 2013 at 8:45 AM   |   Comments

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LOS ANGELES, June 19 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Universal Pictures is to make a sequel to "Dumb and Dumber" after Warner Bros. passed on the project, its writer-producers announced via Twitter.

"It's official: Dumber and Dumber To is going to production with @RedGranitePics and @UniversalPics!!!" fraternal filmmakers Bobby and Peter Farrelly tweeted Tuesday.

The Hollywood Reporter confirmed the news with Universal and said the film could begin shooting this summer for a release next year.

The 1993 comedy's original stars Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels have signed on to reprise their roles as dim-witted best friends.

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