Title card for cancelled Mask sequel

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.




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

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Why It Was Cancelled

  • Jim Carrey decided not to return and star in the film Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls.
  • Cameron Diaz retired from acting in the 2010s.


  • The Jim Carrey version was permanently cancelled.
  • 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.
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