Carrey says that ever since he played the Grinch in the 2000 holiday flick, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, movie execs come to him with only yuletide yarns.
He laughs, I hate Christmas. Im the only person in Hollywood who hates Christmas!
In his latest movie, Carrey plays classic, grumpy Scrooge in the motion-capture animation version of A Christmas Carol, in theaters today (Nov. 6).
He says playing such a sour character was a walk in the park, but seeing his animated self was harder to swallow.
The rendering freaked him out because he looked so much like his own father.
Says Carrey: It was like a glimpse into my future but it wasnt a bad thing.
Carrey notes that his dad was the happy version of Scrooge and actually loved family holidays.
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