Funnyman Jim Carrey stars in a new thriller Aleister Arcane.

He’s made you laugh, and now he wants to make you cry.

Jim Carrey is set to make his first ever horror movie.

The 54-year-old will star in the new spine-chilling film, titled Aleister Arcane, with Eli Roth on board as director.

The movie will be the big screen adaptation of the 2004 book of the same name, which was penned by Steve Niles.

It’s about an ou ballie living in a small town in Oklahoma and is also a late-night horror TV host.

But he’s run off air by the town’s adult citizens, and becomes a recluse.

He casts a curse over the town, and is about to die when a gang of kids befriends him.

They quickly realise they’re the only ones who may be able to break the curse, but Arcane’s clock is ticking...