“It depends”: After Earning $180 Million From Hollywood, Jim Carrey Will Come Out of His Acting Retirement Only Under One Condition

After Earning $180 Million From Hollywood, Jim Carrey Will Come Out of His Acting Retirement Only Under One Condition

Jim Carrey has built an impressive filmography that legions of his fans admire. The legendary actor has charmed millions with his exceptional cinematic talents and perfect comedy timings on the silver screen. Carrey began his professional journey as a standup comedian in the late 1970s and then decided to move to Hollywood to become a star. The 61-year-old actor has starred in dozens of highly-rated television shows and big-budgeted movies that have helped him showcase his multiple talents. He is known for his impeccable sense of humor. 

The Batman Forever movie star steadily cemented his top-shelf place among the A-list celebrities in showbiz. In 2022, the actor revealed that he planned on retiring from his decades-long acting career, claiming that he has done enough in his career. The actor added that he is “Fairly serious,” but if any script comes his way that would intrigue him and he thinks the audience would love to see it, he may continue down the road.

Jim Carrey Reveals His Plans on Taking Retirement From His Acting Career

Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey

Hollywood stalwart Jim Carrey has accumulated many stunning performances that have anointed him as one of the most hardworking and inescapable talents. The Canadian native actor started as a comedian before stepping into showbiz with his breakout role in the classic 1990 television series In Living Color. Since then, the award-winning star has collaborated with many top-level directors and actors in the entertainment industry. 

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Last year, the actor made shocking revelations that he planned on retiring from his acting career, which created a buzz on the internet. In a candid interview with Acess Hollywood, Carrey opened up about his decision to leave the film industry. When asked if he was serious about quitting acting, he replied,

“I’m being fairly serious,” adding, “It depends.”

Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey

The Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls movie star explained that he would consider working only,

“If the angels bring some sort of script that’s written in gold ink, that says to me that it’s going to be important for people to see, I might continue down the road. But I’m taking a break.”

Before his revelations about his retirement plans, Jim Carrey made his last on-screen appearance in the 2022 action-adventure comedy Sonic the Hedgehog 2, a sequel to Sonic the Hedgehog (2020).

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Jim Carrey Says He’s Enjoying Life Away From the Spotlight

Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey

During his conversation with the outlet, the actor shared how he has enjoyed his life staying away from the hustle and bustle of the industry. He said, 

“I really like my quiet life, and I really like putting paint on canvas, and I really love my spiritual life, and I feel like — and this is something you might never hear another celebrity say as long as time exists — I have enough. I’ve done enough. I am enough.”

In a previous interview, the Bruce Almighty star claimed that he

“I Just didn’t want to be in the business anymore. I didn’t like what was happening, the corporations taking over, and all that. And maybe it’s, because I felt pulled toward a different type of creative outlet, and I really liked the control of painting — of not having a committee in the way telling me what the idea must be to appeal to a four-quadrant whatever.”

Jim Carrey is one of the most successful, incredibly talented, dashing, and highly acclaimed actors whose journey in Hollywood has continued to inspire millions of people and his co-stars. In his legendary career, the actor has starred in fascinating films like The Truman Show, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Liar Liar, The Mask, and I Love You Phillip Morris.

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Source: Hollywood Access 

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