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The Farrelly brothers inside Hall Pass scoop

Joel D. Amos is a Los Angeles-based writer, and the Senior Entertainment Editor here at SheKnows. He has interviewed numerous celebrities, including Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Katherine Heigl, Rachel McAdams, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaw...

Farrelly brothers exclusive Q&A

Hall Pass produces an every action creates a reaction type of comedy and who better to inhabit the Farrelly brothers’ players in the There’s Something About Mary madness world than Owen Wilson, Christina Applegate, Jason Sudeikis and Jenna Fischer?

The question has been raised about how the Farrelly brothers would cinematically respond to the comedic avalanche of the Judd Apatows of the world. If Hall Pass is their answer, they aren't hinting.

Owen Wilson is directed by the Farrelly brothers in Hall Pass

Peter and Bobby Farrelly are the most unlikely of movie craftsmen. The brothers from New England grew up without the requisite Hollywood dream of cinematic stardom. In our exclusive video interview, the Farrelly brothers admit their success is solely due to actually moving to Los Angeles and wanting to do what so many around them were doing -- working on creating moments that entertain or even change our culture.

There's Something About Mary was that kind of movie. After creating Dumb and Dumber, the cinema siblings hit movie pay dirt with the Ben Stiller and Cameron Diaz comedy.

The brothers Farrelly have since been keeping at it. To them, humor is innate and when they strike a chord, the Farrelly brothers hit it hard.

In Hall Pass, the brothers have gathered a cast that includes leads Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Christina Applegate and Jenna Fischer who are supported by a cast that includes an Oscar nominee in Richard Jenkins.

The Farrelly brothers video interview

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