Netflix Reportedly Reviving ‘Ricky Stanicky’ Film with Peter Farrelly

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Hoping to proceed its current string of success within the comedy style, Netflix is supposedly bringing again Ricky Stanicky from the lifeless which has been in growth for near a decade.

In some type or one other, the venture has been in growth since 2010 with James Franco originally tapped for the venture.

The film most just lately noticed some signal of life when in 2013 the Hollywood Reporter reported that Jim Carrey had been cast because the title position with author Steven Oedekerk on board. The pair had beforehand labored collectively on Bruce Almighty and Ace Ventura.

Nonetheless, that venture went darkish and nothing had been heard of it since. That’s till now the place we’ve heard that Netflix is seeking to convey again to the venture.

The film is about what occurs when three teenagers’ prank goes pear-shaped, as they devise a faux individual to take the blame for a home burning down. They then use the fictional character guilty all their issues on for twenty years and after they get caught out, they rent an actor to play the fictional individual.

Peter Farrelly is changing Steven Oedekerk because the screenplay author with Farrelly additionally set to direct. Peter is a well known author, producer, and director behind comedy hits similar to Dumb and Dumber, There’s One thing About Mary, and extra just lately Loudermilk.

Farrelly is presently additionally working on a new film for Skydance Media which is predicated on the guide The Biggest Beer Run Ever which presently has Dylan O’Brien and Viggo Mortensen hooked up.

John Jacobs and Zac Unterman are hooked up to the Netflix venture as producers with Sarah Bowen and Tendo Nagenda working the venture for Netflix.

We additionally heard that Netflix is presently eyeing Will Ferrell, who featured in Netflix’s summer season 2020 comedy hit Eurovision to play the title fictional position of Ricky Stanicky. Casting for the three teenagers Ted Stanton, JT Levin, and Wes was underway earlier this 12 months.

We’ll keep watch over this venture as and once we be taught extra we’ll preserve this submit up to date.

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