Does Jim Carrey Have A Role In THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2?

Does Jim Carrey Have A Role In THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2?

An unsubstantiated rumor has actually gained a bit of credibility thanks to an on-set pic of the Kick-Ass 2 actor taken with a fan! Could Carrey have a cameo in Marc Webb's Spidey yet another villain perhaps?

This all started with a user on the SHH forums claiming that he had some inside info on The Amazing Spider-Man sequel thanks to a friend close to the production. Among other things, he reckoned a well known actor had a role in the movie that nobody had heard about yet, but said he wouldn't reveal who it was on the forums. Well of course that didn't last too long -- it was Jim Carrey! So far so where's your proof right? Well, we may just have it right here..

As you can see Carrey was actually snapped on set back in March, but it went under our radar until did some digging. Is this proof that he'll have a role or just a massive coincidence? It definitely lends some credence to the rumor at the very least -- but if he is in the movie, who could he be playing? The most popular theories seem to be Kletus Kassady (who would eventually become Carnage), Mysterio, or J.J. Jameson. What do you guys think? We were a couple of characters short for the Sinister Six after all!

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Ramiel - 8/11/2013, 9:49 AM
I wonder if he really is going to play Kletus Cassidy.
LEVITIKUZ - 8/11/2013, 9:50 AM
I am now 100% excited for this film if true. I [frick]ing love Jim. I loved his films as a kid and still do.

I couldn't hate on TASM2 if this was true.

[frick] yes let's do this.
LEVITIKUZ - 8/11/2013, 9:52 AM
He was and still is my Joker pick. He's played the damn character his whole life.

Green Goblin is taken but he could be a good Hobgoblin. Also Carnage could work.

Don't [frick] with me Webb, what are you planning?
soda9 - 8/11/2013, 9:53 AM
@LEVITKUZ Well there ya go! :)

Anyways, I'm calling either Cletus (not Carnage) or Quentin Beck (not Mysterio). But I'm leaning more towards Cletus since he filmed in March, which was when they filmed at Ravencroft.
BANEofExistence - 8/11/2013, 9:54 AM
I hope he is Cletus Cassidy!
LEVITIKUZ - 8/11/2013, 9:55 AM

SuperbatSpider1003 - 8/11/2013, 9:57 AM
soda9 - 8/11/2013, 9:58 AM
If he's Beck then there's definitely no doubt that they are setting up THE SINISTER SIX!
Zeek - 8/11/2013, 9:58 AM
Mysterio please
spidey1994 - 8/11/2013, 10:05 AM
PC04 - 8/11/2013, 10:05 AM
I've been saying for YEARS that Jim Carrey should be Carnage! Not that he will be but I think many people would agree.

@Zeek- Mysterio would be really good for Jim too.

Call it a HUGE stretch but I think if Green Goblin wasn't cast already, Jim would be a good Gobby.
THORGodOfThunder - 8/11/2013, 10:06 AM
He would be a wicked Carnage!!
GodzillaKart - 8/11/2013, 10:07 AM
After Carrey's recent comments about violence in Kick Ass 2, I have a hard time imagining that he is Cletus Cassidy.
asavagevandal - 8/11/2013, 10:10 AM
Are we sure he's in the movie, or did he just stop by the set?
whoa123 - 8/11/2013, 10:10 AM
If he would be Carnage, wouldn't that be contradictory to what he said in Kick-Ass 2?
Bread - 8/11/2013, 10:11 AM
Cassidy is a goddamn serial killer, Jim would'nt do that after what he said about the violence in Kick Ass 2. It would be funny to see him a JJJ though.
LEVITIKUZ - 8/11/2013, 10:12 AM

I don't usually believe rumors here but with this we have a picture of him on set.


Well if Carnage doesn't kill kids. Kick-Ass is different from Spidey. After all in the KS2 book, we have a scene where they murder little kids and a rape scene.

TASM is still shit but I'm excited with this if true.
Bread - 8/11/2013, 10:12 AM
thewonderer - 8/11/2013, 10:14 AM
Carnage but no venom? Dafuq
PC04 - 8/11/2013, 10:15 AM
@TankD- You're talking like you're absolutely sure he's playing Cletus. Do you know something everyone else doesn't?

How we wait to get some FACTS first.
PC04 - 8/11/2013, 10:16 AM
@TankD- You're talking like you're absolutely sure he's playing Cletus. Do you know something everyone else doesn't?

How about we wait to get some FACTS first?
spidey1994 - 8/11/2013, 10:16 AM
@thewonderer He'll be Cletus Kasady NOT Carnage yet.
BatmanHeisenberg - 8/11/2013, 10:16 AM
I really doubt that he is a character. He might just be a fan of spidey or something.
RorMachine - 8/11/2013, 10:16 AM
He MAY just have been on set for another reason, but coupled with the SHH user's's worth reporting as a rumor at the very least.
jimoakley666 - 8/11/2013, 10:16 AM
Not JJJ!
mnc - 8/11/2013, 10:17 AM
Dr. Michael Morbius (Morbius)
wcwpoet - 8/11/2013, 10:18 AM
That was sheer coincidence, nothing more than that.
AlanWarlock - 8/11/2013, 10:19 AM
Let's hope it was just a visit.
KeefNCookies - 8/11/2013, 10:20 AM
Chameleon would be the best fit IMO.

The guy who bailed on KickAss2 due to violence playing Casady..? You all do realize how idiotic this sounds, dont you?
ShogunNevets - 8/11/2013, 10:21 AM
He should be Kassidy, but not Carnage (yet)
theowl - 8/11/2013, 10:22 AM
I hope he is playing Cassidy! I hope we just get a look of him in he's prison cell at Ravencroft. Just can't see Carnage show up in a spider-man movie without Venom..
Lhornbk - 8/11/2013, 10:22 AM
I'm sorry, but I HATE Jim Carrey. He was terrible, terrible as the Riddler. And someone wants him to be Joker? No, just no. I don't care that much about Spiderman, but he definitely would not help the film.
IIIAdamantiumIII - 8/11/2013, 10:23 AM
Jim could really do wonders with a spider-man villain .
HOTSHOT - 8/11/2013, 10:24 AM
If this is true then I'm sold. Carrey's the man! Please be Cassidy :D
TheFox - 8/11/2013, 10:25 AM
Or-- y'know-- he could just be visiting the set because he's a Spider-Man fan. Or to hang out with Jamie Foxx, since they worked together before on In Living Color and may well be friends. Or any number of other, much more plausible explanations.

Just a thought.

Azazel1 - 8/11/2013, 10:25 AM
too violent for him

[frick] him and his bullshit
Christuffer - 8/11/2013, 10:25 AM
Cassidy would be amazing
Rogers - 8/11/2013, 10:26 AM
spidey 2 set? i dont think so

AxlKomix - 8/11/2013, 10:27 AM
To speculate with the rest of you on the violence thing, Carnage is a different kind of violence. True, Kasady is a serial, but in most interpretations we see him already imprisoned; we wouldn't see Carrey (if he were Kasady) killing anyone. That said, once he turns into Carnage, he stops being human and becomes more of an animal, so we wouldn't see any kind of violence that would exemplify the sort of violence that Carrey is against (i.e. people killing each other with guns and whatnot). All in all, TASM is a PG-13 franchise; none the films would show an extreme amount of violence anyway.
MrCBM56 - 8/11/2013, 10:28 AM

We already had venom, and venom is getting his own spin off, plus Carnage is a lot better. He is a lot more deadly and bone crushing. He is the what Bane is to batman. Absolutely scary, and a frighting villain. I'll take Carnage over Venom any day. A WAY better villain.

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