Carrey vs. Carell In “Wonderstone”

Jim Carrey is in negotiations to star with Steve Carell in the comedy “Burt Wonderstone” at New Line reports Deadline.

Set in the world of rival Las Vegas magicians, Carell plays a more traditional magic man who is dethroned by a hip younger illusionist and must then find a way to rediscover his love for magic.

Don Scardino directs from a script that has seen numerous writers working on it including Jason Reitman, Chad Kultgen, John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein. Carell, Chris Bender, J.C. Spink and Tyler Mitchell are producing.