Jim Carrey is back to his wild and wacky as of late in his promotional campaign for his new documentary entitled Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond. The documentary chronicles Jim Carrery's method acting and portrayel of the infamous late great Andy Kaufman while filming the biopic Man on the Moon back in the late 1990s.
Watch the trailer below:
Very cool, as a huge fan of Jim Carrey and the film Man on a Moon, this documentary is going to be really something and its gonna be super awesome to take another deep dive into the legendary and iconic Andy Kaufman.
Director Chris Smith’s fascinating deep dive into actor Jim Carrey’s time spent portraying famed and complicated comedian Andy Kaufman. Using approximately 100 hours of footage shot on the set of Man on the Moon documenting Carrey’s transformation into Kaufman for four months.
Jim Carrey earned critical acclaim and a Golden Globe for the performance, but many of the production’s most Kaufmanesque moments played out behind the scenes, thankfully captured on video by Andy’s former girlfriend, Lynne Margulies and former writing partner, Bob Zmuda.
In Jim & Andy, Carrey looks back at the resulting footage 18 years later, reflecting on how he and Andy came up in oddly parallel universes, his experience channelling Andy and Tony and more broadly the spiritual journey of his career.
This brilliant looking documentary hits Netflix on November 17th.