The rubber-faced star confesses he hates remakes, but was convinced when told he would get to star alongside the 39-year-old blonde.
Carrey says, "Oh I hate remakes most of the time, but I was seduced by the idea.
"I thought it would be really fun for me and a really good actress to have a rebellious romp with.
"I love Tea, she's a total gamer who is willing to do anything and go anywhere, and I love the idea of a couple just throwing the rules out. I thought that was the fun thing about the movie - they get to throw the rules out and show the white collar creeps what it's like to get shafted."