The project came together after Carrey sent the footage to Jonze, who brought Smith onboard.Jonze and Carrey have known each other a long time.“REM did two songs about one guy and both of them are classics,” Carrey said.“That says something about who Andy was, when artists of that stature will actually pay tribute.Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.
So I was resigned to watch it over and over and over again, naked in a chair, peeing into jars.” He felt he was going through a transitional moment when Jonze began working on shaping the footage into a documentary.
I don’t think I discovered Andy Kaufman until I figured out who I was and thought I was different,” Stipe said.
“He was so off-putting, like this is so not what anyone has done before.” Stipe added that he turned “Moon,” from his 1992 album “Automatic for the People,” into a Kaufman tribute during the last two days of the album’s recording session.
She was this heavyset normal girl who made herself beautiful inside and out. It was the weirdest thing, because it was the first time I ever switched plans with someone.
The plan with that film was that she played the Jim Carrey role and I played the Kate Winslet role.