Fans of ’90s nostalgia might be wowed by footage exhibiting the second Johnny Depp and Jim Carrey met for the primary time.
While each have had their profession highs and lows since this primary assembly in 1995, each males had been arguably on the top of their fame in the mean time they shook fingers. The candy second was captured on movie by E! on the time, as each are clearly a fan of one another’s work, and Carrey admits that he is “freaked out” by assembly a 30-something Depp.
The footage resurfaced on-line when it was shared on Reddit by standard account @trailer8k. The second was caught on movie after Carrey interrupted Steve Kmetko’s interview with Depp for his 1995 film Nick of Time.
“Oh my god,” Depp says wide-eyed when he notices Carrey strolling into the room. It’s defined that Carrey was in the identical lodge the place the interview was happening, and determined to drop by.
“I’m freaked out,” Carrey exclaims standing above Kmetko and Depp. Explaining why Depp and Carrey hadn’t run into one another but, Carrey says of Depp, “well he’s taking the secret entrances and stuff. I just go in the lobby and say ‘love me.'”
After laughing, Depp replies, “they love you. I love you. I do.” With that they contact fingers and Carrey departs so Kmetko and Depp can proceed with the interview.
While the video has solely resurfaced on-line on Reddit not too long ago, over on YouTube the clip of the possibility assembly has 2.8 million views.
To add additional context of the place each males had been at of their careers, in 1995 Depp was co-starring in Nick of Time alongside Christopher Walken. This got here a yr after his first Golden Globe-nominated position as Ed Wood in Ed Wood.
In 1995, Carrey, who’s simply 18 months older than Depp, starred as Riddler in Batman Forever and returned for the sequel Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls. By this time he’d already had his personal breakout roles within the likes of The Mask, Dumb and Dumber, and the primary Ace Ventura: Pet Detective film the yr earlier than.
Both males went on to realize various levels of success with critically acclaimed performances in films, however each have additionally endured their very own private troubles and authorized battles.
In 2022, Depp was embroiled in a public defamation case towards his ex-wife Amber Heard, whereas in 2016, Carrey was hit with a wrongful loss of life lawsuit by each the husband and mom of his former girlfriend Cathriona White.
Depp has two new films scheduled for launch in 2023: the animated Johnny Puff Secret Mission, and the biographical La Favorite, by which he’ll play King Louis XV of France. After showing within the 2022 sequel Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Carrey at the moment has no introduced initiatives scheduled for launch, although a 3rd film is reportedly scheduled for 2024.