Scrapped ‘Almighty’ Sequel Would Bring Jim Carrey With Satan’s Powers

It’s been almost two decades since the debut of ‘almighty‘ (2003), comedy that shows Jim Carrey as a reporter who gains the powers of God (morgan freeman) and takes its place momentarily.

In 2007, a sequel called ‘The Return of the Almighty‘, starring Steve Carell (‘The Office’) and with a plot unrelated to Bruce Nolan, character from Carrey.

However, the screenwriters of the original, Steve Koren and Mark O’Keefethey said to SYFY Wire who planned a sequel with Carrey’s return.

Entitled ‘brucifer‘, the sequel would give Bruce the powers of Satan, and the idea gained support from carreybeing presented to Universal Pictures in late 2010, but it ended up not coming to fruition.

“Jim and his manager were excited about the idea of ​​’brucifer🇧🇷 We got in touch with Universal and we came up with a proposal, but it didn’t work out because we were told it was too late… It would have been another giant movie and I don’t think they wanted to do that. It just didn’t work out for some reason, but a lot of people loved it, including Jim.”said O’Keefe

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koren also revealed that Bruce would go to Hell after the death of his wife, Grace (Jennifer Aniston), then he would make a pact to bring her back, but everything would get out of hand.

“Honestly, I think the studio executives were a little scared, they thought a comedy shouldn’t make people depressed, but our idea was to make something fun. I think Jim was one of the few who understood the concept. I’m sure it would be a great comedy and people would connect with the story.”

So, do you think this idea would be successful?

budgeted in $80 million🇧🇷almighty‘ was a tremendous commercial success, grossing $484.6 million around the world.

On the other hand, it won only 48% approval of critics in Rotten Tomatoes.

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