Somebody stop them! Sorry, I couldn’t help myself. It’s been revealed that Warner Brothers is looking to reboot The Mask franchise and they want Jim Carrey to return to the role.
I used to love The Mask as a kid. I think it’s one of the movies, if not the movie I’ve watched the most. I used to have that film on hard-rotation as a child.
I believe the two films I watched more than any others were The Mask and Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade. I love both of those movies.
The 1990s were very much Jim Carrey’s era. He was everywhere and incredibly successful. However, nobody could keep that level of intensity and energy up for so long and still be mentally OK after all of it.
Carrey had a pretty noticeable downturn in his career and seemed to have issues with his mental health. There was also a personal tragedy in his life which didn’t make things easy for him.
However, he seems to be doing better now. He’s still really strange, but he seems to be exploring other areas of art with his painting – his paintings are really by the way.
Should they make another The Mask movie with Jim Carrey back?
There are now reports coming from We Got This Covered that Warner Bros. Pictures is looking to reboot The Mask and bring Jim Carrey back for the role.
The Mask was based on a Dark Horse comic book property and it could be considered the first genuinely successful comic book movie since the Superman films.
It came out in 1994, which was just a few years before Sony Pictures would make the first Sam Raimi Spider-Man movie, and it was unlike anything I had ever seen on-screen before.
Carrey’s performance in it is mad, full of energy is genuinely like seeing a comic book character come to life.
I still haven’t seen anything like The Mask since, despite there having been multiple Mask movies made afterwards, none of them starring Carrey.
I’m really not sure if Warner Bros. needs to make another one. You always have the first Mask movie to rewatch, but who knows, they might make a good movie if Carrey were to return to the role.
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