Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn has been cast in the upcoming motion picture The Three Stooges, a rep for MGM has confirmed to Variety.
Sean will play “Stooge” Larry Fine. Yes, Man star Jim Carrey is in talks to play Jerome “Curly” Howard, the rep revealed Wednesday. According to Variety’s insiders, producers are eyeing Benicio del Toro for the role of Moe.
The Farrelly brother will direct the comedy, described as “a Three Stooges film set in the present day.”
The Three Stooges will begin shooting this fall.