59. "People won't blame this on Carrell; "Get Smart" will define him" In response to In response to 56
If that tanks, then he's in trouble. But if that does well, people will forget about Evan. The key is that none of this was his fault. Gigli's failure was blamed on Affleck's overexposure; Fun with Dick and Jane was a problem because of Jim Carrey's demands. Also, he only made 5 million for Evan so it's not like his salary boosted the budget.
Travolta bounced back from Battlefield Earth; people forgot about Pluto Nash after Daddy Day Care.