Jake Gyllenhaal and Jim Carrey to Star in Damn Yankees

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We didn't see this piece of casting news coming::

Jake Gyllenhaal and Jim Carrey will star in a big screen version of Damn Yankees. Yes, they will sing; and, yes, they will dance.

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The movie will be a contemporary version of the 1955 musical. In it, Joe Boyd is a happily married man that suffers from a lifelong devotion to a losing baseball team.

One night, the Devil (Carrey), who convinces Joe to sell his soul and become Joe Hardy, an all-star slugger. Boyd can escape the deal, as long as he does it before the World Series. 

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Please, Jim Carrey, go back to comedies. The actor has failed at trying to be dramatic, but we love him in any funny script. The actor can make us laugh with a facial expression.

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