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Dwayne Johnson Reportedly Eyed To Play Main Villain In The Mask Sequel

We’ve been listening to lots about Warner Bros.’ plans for The Mask over the previous few months. Although the franchise, primarily based round a mystical masks that provides the wearer reality-altering powers, has been dormant for a protracted whereas, the studio is within the midst of resuscitating it. As we’ve reported earlier than, WB’s primary plan is to get Jim Carrey again as Stanley Ipkiss to make this a correct sequel to the hit 1994 authentic. But it surely appears he gained’t be the one A-list star on board.

In accordance with sources near WGTC – the identical ones who instructed us that the Mask will cameo in House Jam 2 and Disney is growing a live-action Robin Hood, each of which we now know to be true – the studio is hoping to get a excessive profile identify hooked up to play the villain and one actor they’re eyeing is Dwayne Johnson. It’s unclear who precisely he’d be taking part in, nevertheless it’s stated that his character shall be an authentic creation and can try and steal the Mask.

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The first movie’s villain was Dorian Tyrell (Peter Greene), against the law boss in Ipkiss’ house of Edge Metropolis who finally pinches the Mask and makes use of its energy to wipe out his competitors. 2004’s Son of the Mask then upped the stakes by bringing Alan Cumming on board as Loki himself, the creator of the Mask, however the world’s collectively determined to agree that that movie by no means existed, so let’s not discuss it.

It’s not simply Carrey that the studio hopes to persuade to return, both, as additionally they need Cameron Diaz to reprise her function as Tina Carlyle, Tyrell’s lounge singer girlfriend who finally ends up with Ipkiss. In fact, the actress has been retied for the previous few years, however we’re instructed that Warner Bros. are going to do their finest to get her again. And if the franchise’s authentic leads and Johnson, or somebody of his caliber, are all snapped up for the brand new Mask, then it may very well be a really sssmokin’ sequel certainly.

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