Update 9-25-2013: The stand-ins, photo doubles, and background actors are now being cast. Submission and registration details posted below. Film crew member submission details are also now posted below.
Conundrum Entertainment and Red Granite Pictures are now officially in production on the Universal Pictures comedy feature film "Dumb and Dumber To", the sequel to the 1994 hit buddy-comedy movie "Dumb and Dumber". Casting for co-starring, supporting, and day player roles has been taking place in Los Angeles. The extras are now being cast in Atlanta, GA where shooting is ready to begin on Saturday September 28th. Specific casting needs are being posted and updated throughout production below. Film crew members can now submit resumes via email.
Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne are dimwitted, socially awkward best friends who are as clueless and as dumb as they get. Lloyd is a chip-toothed, mischievous loser who can't hold a job, and Harry is his good-natured friend that happens to be just as incredibly moronic as Loyd. "Dumb and Dumber To" picks up 20 years after the first film, and the guys are now middle aged knuckle-heads. After one of them discovers that they need a kidney transplant, they set out on another road trip. This time, to find their long lost children in order to get a new kidney.
Starring in "Dumb and Dumber To" is two-time Golden Globe Award winner Jim Carrey reprising his role as Lloyd Christmas. Carrey recently completed shooting "Anchorman: The Legend Continues", and "Kick-Ass 2". He is also attached to star opposite Owen Wilson in the Relativity Media feature film "Loomis Fargo", and in Summit Entertainment's "Ricky Stanicky". Also starring in "Dumb and Dumber To" is four-time Golden Globe Award nominee Jeff Daniels returning as Harry Dunne. Daniels most recently starred in the films "Quad", and "Looper" appearing opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis. Laurie Holden, Kathleen Turner, and Rachel Melvin have also joined the cast.
Producers Guild of America Vision Award winning filmmakers Bobby and Peter Farrelly are directing "Dumb and Dumber To" from an original screenplay written by Sean Anders and John Morris. The Farrelly Brothers are very well known in the entertainment industry for directing romantic comedy films such as "Shallow Hal," "Me, Myself and Irene," "There's Something About Mary". They are also known for their epic buddy comedies such as "Dumb and Dumber," "Kingpin," "Stuck on You," "Hall Pass," and "The Three Stooges". They are attached to produce and direct "The Valet", a remake of Francis Veber's 2006 French comedy "La Doublure."
The Farrely Brothers are producing "Dumb and Dumber To" under the banner of their production company Conundrum Entertainment. Two-time Daytime Emmy Award nominee Bradley Thomas is producing along with Charles B. Wessler. Red Granite Pictures Vice Chairman Joey McFarland and CEO Riza Aziz are executive producers. Universal Pictures will release the film with a PG-13 rating in 2014.
"Dumb and Dumber To" was originally set up at Warner Bros. Pictures, however the studio put the project on turnaround. Universal Pictures is now set to distribute the film. The first movie was made on a $17 million budget and made over $279 million at the box office worldwide. "Dumb and Dumber" is said to have a $35 million budget.
"Dumb and Dumber Too" Extras Casting Call Details
The extras casting director in Atlanta, GA is now hiring local people to appear in the Universal Pictures comedy feature film "Dumb and Dumber Too" as general extras and possible featured background actors. These are fully paid positions, and no previous experience working as an extras is required. Typical shooting days typically run 12-14 hrs and overtime pay is included. Extra pay increases or "bumps" can occur for the use of your auto, personal props, certain wardrobe, etc.
The following is currently needed:
[JIM CARREY STAND-IN] Male, Caucasuian. 6'1 - 6'2 slim to average build medium length or so and up for a cut. MUST be available this coming Saturday and pretty much all Saturday's through next few months as well as generally flexible schedule. Also must be available for several days during weekdays.
[JEFF DANIELS STAND-IN] Male, Caucasuian. 6'3 or so average build - longish or shaggy blond hair. MUST be available this coming Saturday and pretty much all Saturday's through next few months as well as generally flexible schedule. Also must be available for several days during weekdays.
For the above two stand-in roles, submit clear recent headshot, full length and profile to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Put "DD2 STAND-IN" in the subject line of your email.
[TWIN BABIES] Male or Female, Caucasian. 5-7 months old. Ideally with some hair, reddish to brown.
To submit your twin babies, email a recent photo, age, length, weight and all parents contact info to: email@example.com
Put "DD2 TWINS" in the subject line of your email.
[GENERAL EXTRAS] Male and Female, all ages and types 18 years and older.
For general extras, submit two clear recent color snapshots (one headshot and one full-lenght), name, all physical stats, all clothing sizes including show and hat, and all contact information including phone number. Also list any vehicles you own including year, make, color, condition. Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Put "DD2 GENERAL EXTRAS" in the subject line of your email.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This is for people located in Georgia. You MUST state your specific location in your submissions.
It is not a requirement, however I highly recommend filling out a free profile at the casting company website and mention that your are in their database when submitting:
"Dumb and Dumber Too" Extras Casting Registration
All talent must and be legally eligible to work in Atlanta, GA and the United States.
The 2013 Atlanta Actors Resource Guide eBook comes with free quarterly updates and includes the following information and documents for adults, minors, and foreign talent who would like to work as an actor or extra on film and television productions in the State of Georgia and the United States:
• Georgia Child Labor Entertainment Employment Information Sheet
• Georgia Child Labor Summary Sheet
• Georgia Employment Certificate Guide for Minors Under 18
• USA Child Actor Work Permit Requirements
• Immigration Work Permit Information
• Non-Immigrant Visa Application
In addition to the following Atlanta Actors Resources:
• Atlanta Casting Directors List
• Atlanta Extras Casting Directors List
• Atlanta Talent Agents List
• General Talent Agent Information
• Atlanta Acting Classes and Schools List
• Atlanta Actors Unions and Professional Organizations
• Summer Performing Arts Camps
• Atlanta Headshot Photographers List
• Audition Tips
• How To Make an Audition Video
• Sample Actors Resume
• Sample Beginning Actors Resume
• Sample Cover Letters
• Entertainment Industry Terminology
• PDF Users Guides
The 2013 Actors Resource Guide eBooks are available here.
Principal Actor Casting
See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.
Rick Montgomery Casting
2329 Purdue Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Extras Casting Atlanta
1123 Zonolite Road
Atlanta, GA 30306
Film Crew Members
Experienced film crew members and production staff located in Atlanta can email resumes to:
In the subject line of your email, please indicate that it is a Crew resume and the department you are seeking to work in. For example, "Crew – Camera Department".
ABSOLUTELY NO ACTOR OR EXTRAS SUBMISSIONS TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS, THEY WILL BE DISCARDED.
Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.
Dumb and Dumber To, LLC
590 Means Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
325 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Red Granite Pictures
9255 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608
Charles B. Wessler
Jim Carrey - Lloyd Christmas
Jeff Daniels - Harry Dunne
Laurie Holden - Adele Pichlow
Rachel Melvin - Penny Pichlow
Kathleen Turner - Fraida Feltcher
Cam Neely - Sea Bass
Lloyd and Harry are back. The not-so-dynamic duo are a few years older, but not for the wiser. Just as dumb as ever!
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