Universal offers glimpse of 'Dumb and Dumber To'

Universal offers glimpse of 'Dumb and Dumber To'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Production has begun on "Dumb and Dumber To," the big-screen sequel starring Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey, Hollywood's Universal Pictures said Tuesday.
Carrey drops out of 'Dumber' sequel

Carrey drops out of 'Dumber' sequel

LOS ANGELES, June 20 (UPI) -- Jim Carrey's publicist says the actor will not co-star with Jeff Daniels in a planned sequel to their 1994 Hollywood comedy, "Dumb and Dumber."
Director Bobby Farrelly's son dead at 20

Director Bobby Farrelly's son dead at 20

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Jesse Farrelly, the 20-year-old son of filmmaker Bobby Farrelly, has died in Costa Mesa, Calif., after a long battle with drug addiction, his family said.
Farrelly brothers to start 'Stooges' soon

Farrelly brothers to start 'Stooges' soon

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. filmmaker Bobby Farrelly says he and his brother, Peter, plan to start shooting their "Three Stooges" movie this spring.
Jonas Bros. to star in 'Farting Dog' film

Jonas Bros. to star in 'Farting Dog' film

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. pop band the Jonas Brothers will make their big-screen acting debut in "Walter the Farting Dog."

Farina joins cast of 'Bagboy' comedy

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Actor Dennis Farina, who has made a film career in dramatic Hollywood fare, has signed onto the upcoming cinematic comedy "National Lampoon's Bagboy."

Farrelly brothers set to create 'Rules'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- The famed Hollywood duo of Peter and Bobby Farrelly are assisting in the creation of a new Fox comedy TV series, "The Rules for Starting Over."

DreamWorks plans 'Puss in Boots' movie

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Plans are under way in Hollywood for a "Shrek" spin-off centered around the Puss in Boots character from "Shrek 2," Daily Variety said Friday.

Film revival of The Three Stooges set

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Warner Brothers has given Peter and Bobby Farrelly the go-ahead for their revival of The Three Stooges films.

Knoxville enters Special Olympics

HOLLYWOOD, July 25 (UPI) -- Fox Searchlight has gotten to the starting line on "The Ringer," an unusual Barry Blaustein-directed comedy.

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PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Interview of the week: Gwyneth Paltrow

NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Slender, Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow insists her new comedy "Shallow Hal" is a valentine to overweight people, not a joke at their expense.
Bobby Farrelly
Directors Bobby Farrelly (R) reacts to his brother Peter Farrelly on the red carpet during the 33rd American Film Festival of Deauville in Deauville, France on September 8, 2007. The Farrellys are at the festival with their film "The Heartbreak Kid". (UPI Photo/David Silpa)

Robert Leo "Bobby" Farrelly, Jr. (born June 17, 1958) is an American film director, screenwriter and producer.

Farrelly was born in Cumberland, Rhode Island, the son of Mariann, a nurse practitioner, and Robert Leo Farrelly, a doctor. He is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He has been married to his wife Nancy since 1990. They have 2 children and a bulldog.

Bobby and his brother Peter Farrelly are known as Farrelly Brothers. They have written, directed, and produced several comedy films (often involving scenes intended as "gross-out" humor) including There's Something About Mary, Dumb and Dumber, Kingpin, Shallow Hal, Me, Myself and Irene and Stuck on You. They also conceived the Seinfeld episode "The Virgin" (4.10).

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