7. Refused offer
Carrey, despite the $10 million dollars offer refused to return as the main character in the second movie – Son of the Mask, which came out in 2005.
8. The bright yellow suit
The phenomenal suit of The Mask reminds us of a Jim Carrey’s first stand-up gig suit which was made by his mother.
9. Coco Bongo
Jim Carrey’s nightclub in Cancun, Mexico, has the same name as the nightclub in the movie – Coco Bongo.
10. Jim Carrey and his attraction to cartoons
Jim Carrey was attracted to the role of the Mask by his love to comic books just as his character Stanley Ipkiss. The Mask behavior was inspired by the Tasmanian Devil, Pepe le Pew and Bugs Bunny.
11. Spicy meatball
The phrase “That’s a spicy meatball!”, which the Mask used while swallowing the bomb, was used for a commercial for Alka-Seltzer.
12. Anna Nicole Smith almost played Tina Carlyle
Before Cameron Diaz got the role of Tina Carlyle, Anna Nicole Smith was initially considered to get the role.