Actor Jim Carrey gives RM165,000 car to film crew member

By REUTERS | 11 May 2021

Carrey's gift of a car was won by a grip crew member. — AFP

LOS ANGELES:  Some people express their gratitude with a thank you note. Others, like Jim Carrey, do so by gifting a new car.

Carrey was in Vancouver recently to shoot Sonic The Hedgehog 2 and wanted to show his appreciation for the crew's  hard work by holding a raffle, for which the grand prize was a Chevy Blazer RS, Variety has confirmed. It retails for around US$40,000 (RM165,000).

The winner, who was picked on May 7, worked as a grip.

The Toronto native will return as the evil Dr Robotnik for the Sonic The Hedgehog sequel.  Directed by Jeff Fowler and written by Pat Casey and Josh Miller, it is set to premiere in April 2022.

TMZ was the first to report the news of Carrey's good deed.