PETER FARRELLY and
BOBBY FARRELLY (Writers/Producers) Filmmaking brothers Peter
and Bobby Farrelly co-wrote, co-produced and co-directed the smash
hit comedy "There's Something About Mary" which starred
Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon, Ben Stiller and Chris Elliot. After
becoming 1998's top summer film, "Mary" went on to earn
over $350 million worldwide and garnered multiple honors, including
two Golden Globe nominations (including Best Picture/Comedy);
four MTV Movie Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actress;
and the National Association of Theater Owner's Screenwriter of
the Year Award for the Farrellys.
The Farrellys first unveiled their "expect the unexpected"
brand of comedy with their debut film, the 1994 box office hit
comedy "Dumb and Dumber," starring Jim Carrey and Jeff
Daniels, which grossed over $340 million worldwide. The brothers
followed up by co-directing the critically acclaimed bowling spoof,
"Kingpin," starring Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid and
OUTSIDE PROVIDENCE is based on Peter Farrelly' s first novel of
the same name which was published in 1988 by Atlantic Monthly
Press. Peter's second novel, The Comedy Writer (Doubleday) was
published in 1998. The Farrellys currently are again sharing writing,
producing and directing duties on their fourth film, "Me
Myself & Irene," starring Jim Carrey and Renee Zellweger.
Through their production company, Conundrum Entertainment, the
Farrellys are producing multiple feature projects, including "Say
It Isn't So" and "Frisko Mambo Pigeon," their first
animated feature. Forthcoming films that they will direct include
"Stuck On You," a comedy about Siamese twins.
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