There could have been a third installment in the Bruce Almighty series that would have a put a big twist on the story, but for better or for worse, it never came to be. Released in 2003 by director Tom Shadyac, Bruce Almighty was co-written by Steve Koren, Mark O'Keefe, and Steve Oedekerk. It stars Jim Carrey as a reporter named Bruce who accepts an offer from God to acquire the almighty deity's powers for a week to see what it's actually like, changing the way he feels about life and the creator's master plan.
Animals later follow Evan to Congress. When he explains the reason for this, Chuck Long suspends him. Joan, upon seeing a news report that features the Ark, takes their three sons to her mother's house, thinking to abandon Evan. Evan then builds the Ark alone, gaining international notice. Some time after Joan leaves Evan, God appears to her as a waiter at a diner, wearing a name tag displaying "Al Mighty" (a play on "almighty"). In this guise, he tells her God does not give things, but only the opportunity by which to obtain things, citing togetherness of families as one of these things. Seeing his meaning, Joan returns to Evan to finish the Ark together. Meanwhile, word reaches Evan Chuck Long has commissioned a dam and has cut corners in doing so. 041b061a72