Jim Carrey Dazzles In New Trailer For Andy Kaufman Documentary


A little while ago, Netflix picked up the rights to Chris Smith's highly anticipated documentary Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond. For those who haven't heard of the project, the film follows Jim Carrey's legendary performance as Andy Kaufman for Miloš Forman's 1999 movie Man on the Moon.

Completely absorbed into the role, Jim Carrey is said to have lost all sense of his own identity during filming, becoming, in his own words, "psychotic."

Produced by Spike Jonze, the documentary already wowed audiences at Venice Film Festival and has picked up an impressive 100% certified fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

In the new trailer we see film rushes merged with interviews with the actor behind the scenes. More than 100 hours of footage were taken for the documentary which delves into exactly how Carrey prepared for the part. 

This footage stayed buried for a long time as Universal didn't want "so that people wouldn't think [Jim Carrey] was an asshole," as the clip explains. Jim Carrey was awarded a Golden Globe for his role in the movie. 

Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond is set to hit Netflix on November 17

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