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The Mask II was a proposed sequel to the 1994 smash-hit comedy The Mask with Jim Carrey returning as Stanley Ipkiss/The Mask and Cameron Diaz returning as Tina Carlyle. Chuck Russell would also come back to direct the sequel. After a Nintendo game based on the original film was made, there was a power contest for Nintendo and there was an announcement that whoever won the power contest could have a walk-on role in the sequel.


The plot would have taken place after the events of the first film but the rest of it is unknown.


  • Jim Carrey as Stanley Ipkiss/The Mask
  • Cameron Diaz as Tina Carlyle
  • Ben Stein as Dr. Arthur Newman

Rest unknown

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. Jim Carrey decided not to return and star in the film Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls.


  • The Jim Carrey version was permanently cancelled.
  • According to site Santuário do Mestre Ryu article about The Mask movie, in Revista Home Video (a brazillian magazine) in July 1995, the interviewer Paulo de Góes received director Chuck Russell - in his stint in Brazil to promote The Mask - and in one of his questions about it he answered: " - For The Mask II I'm going to do the first treatment, notes, and only then will I choose a co-writer. There will be more musical numbers, since Jim Carrey knows how to give and sing, with colors from the musicals of the 40s Fox.".
  • In 2015, Nathan Runk revealed that he was the winner of the Nintendo Power contest and once news broke out that the film was cancelled, he was given $5,000, some games and a production jacket as an apology. He also got to chat to Leslie Swan, the voice actress of Princess Peach, over the phone.
  • A year after The Mask hit theaters, an animated series titled The Mask aired on television. However, it was short-lived.
  • In 2005, New Line Cinema released a new version of the sequel titled Son of the Mask which was released on February 18, 2005, with Jamie Kennedy as Tim Avery/The Mask, and directed by Lawrence Guterman. The only cast member from the first film to return was Ben Stein. The film was both a critical and box office disaster, which lead to New Line Cinema permanently killing the franchise.