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Dirtfish here,

The latest news hear in England is that Victoria Beckham a.k.a. 'Posh Spice' from the Spice Girls is in negoiations to play the female lead in a sequel to Jim Carrey's mad cap comedy hit The Mask. Posh Spice has continually hinted that a film career is something that interests her and after her performance in the Spice Girls movie studio executives have been looking for a project for her and after an unsucessful attempt to land the 3rd Charlies Angel role it now looks like she has the part that should break her into movies. The Mask 2 will not be starring Jim Carrey though, he has opted out and a replacement is being sought.

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  • Jan. 20, 2000, 4:45 a.m. CST

    If you wanted to say "I'm first" you're too late...

    by blacksun

    The real news is not that Posh Spice will be in a movie, but that they are actually thinking about making a sequel to The Mask without Jim. I'm not a fan of The Mask (The Cable Guy and Liar Liar are better IMO) but this is crazy.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 4:46 a.m. CST

    Stick Thick Spice is about as posh as my arse

    by Meat Takeshi

    This news is not only depressing but very old as well. Still allows me to get this off my chest. David Beckham again denies that wife Victoria is anorexic, telling an interviewer: "She doesn't even wear anoraks, so how can she be sick of them?"...

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 4:48 a.m. CST

    I have the perfect replacement for The Mask.

    by Darth Siskel

    Who can fill Jim Carrey's shoes in the Mask 2? None other than Ed Norton, David Fincher, Dicaprio, Xander from Buffy, John C. Reilly, Bruce Campbell, or Seven of Nine. Hey I know! Don't make a Mask 2!!! Jim Carrey made that movie work. Nobody wants to see a sequel with none of the original cast returning. Grease2, Splash2, Robocop3 anyone?

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 4:50 a.m. CST

    Hold your tounge!

    by Harry's Tongue

    I was first dumbass! Bwaahahahaaa!!!!

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 4:55 a.m. CST

    Damn you Harry's Tongue

    by blacksun

    Your right so I hate you :-) We have to stop the "I'm first" madness but I failed...Maybe someday...

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 4:57 a.m. CST

    Tongue, i should say Tounge

    by blacksun

    Oh crap

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 5:18 a.m. CST

    posh

    by reni

    oh jesus...

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 5:23 a.m. CST

    posh-an untapped well of talent

    by balktacker

    While I don't feel that a Mask sequel will succeed without Jim Carrey, I do believe that Posh Spice deserves a chance to show her acting talent. Sure, everyone likes to trash the Spice Girls, but I find them a charming breath of fresh air in today's overly-serious music business. Some people are obviously jealous of the Girls' success as fun, peppy performers. I would rather see Posh Spice in a movie than tired old actresses like Angelina Jolie or Cameron Diaz.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 5:33 a.m. CST

    Johnnny Depp or Paulie Shore to replace Carrey!

    by Dirtfish

    Since I wrote to tell Harry about Posh Spice and the Mask 2 alot of you have already written off Posh but I say give her chance! We don't know how good an actress she is. I know that The Mask 2 without Jim Carrey is never gonna work but I'd still like to see how Posh gets on. I just hope that Paulie Shore doesn't get the role of Stanley Ipkiss.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 5:40 a.m. CST

    Bruce Campbell (without posh spice)

    by Obscene Ween

    Bruce Campbell would have no problems replacing Jim Carrey. And whoever said the spice girls are a breath of fresh air are embarassing themselves. overserious music business? while the backstreet boys and n sync are in the charts. whatever. posh spice had her chance in the spice girls. and she was bad.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 6:09 a.m. CST

    posh rules this planet

    by balktacker

    hey, what's the matter with n'sync? The backstreet boys may not be the next beatles, but they are entertaining and talented. We need more acts like these. Go spice girls!!!! p.s. Everything I have said in the past two posts is what we like to call "sarcasm." Obviously, too heavily veiled.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 6:09 a.m. CST

    gandhara

    by Bosun Dan

    Perhaps the should take a leef from mr McFarlane's book and return to the gritty action of the mask comic book.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 7:43 a.m. CST

    M.A.S.K.

    by Dirtfish

    Does anyone remember the M.A.S.K. cartoon? Mobile Armoured Strike Command! They should make that into a film, Miles Mayhem V's Matt Trakker!

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 8:28 a.m. CST

    "Don't know what she's like"? Give her a chance"? WHAT!?

    by I'mAlanPartridge

    Spice World is the biggest piece of wank I have seen in AGES. If I have to watch one of those dumb bitches repeat their empty, scripted soundbites I will scream. But the very idea of putting Posh in a movie is like appointing Geri as a UN ambassador of goodwill. No Wait, they already have!!! They don't take music seriously someone says!!! That's cos they know NOTHING *about* music, they are talentless puppets who are famous for mouthing other ppl's words and not even adding their own input!! The whole manufactured pop star makes me crazy and makes me mad that there are musicians (and probably paraplegics) with more ability to sing, dance and mime than those dumb cows. Oooohh...my healing ball of light; there's my penguin... sliiiiiiiiiiiiide !!!!!!!

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 8:39 a.m. CST

    Well, Um...

    by Anton_Sirius

    I actually, um, I... (Oh Goddess this is hard) I- I kinda liked Spice World. And I kinda- y'know, just a little- thought that Posh's comedic timing wasn't half bad, at least compared to Baby and Geri and George Wendt. And who says the Mask 2 has to feature Stanley at all (he says desperately trying to change the conversation)? Just give the mask to somebody else who can act way over the top. Like, say, Al Pacino. Yeah, that's it! Mask 2: Any Given Monday, where Pacino plays a washed-up football coach who finds a mysterious magic mask and becomes the star player for his rag-tag team of lovable losers, played by the likes of Andy Dick, Tiny Lister and Hilary Swank (still pretending to be a boy). Get Adam Sandler to work his producing magic like he did on Deuce Bigalow and I think we have a winner!

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 8:45 a.m. CST

    Joke

    by Major Boothroyd

    What is the difference between Posh Spice and a conterfeit dollar bill. One's a phoney buck and the others......

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 9:21 a.m. CST

    RRRRight, then!!!!!

    by eggplant

    No, uh-uh, there is more chance of me pissing fire than this being kosher. Stop me if I am wrong, but I am fairly sure that the whole Spice/Angels connection was a fabrication of Brit Tabloid The Sun, who also "assured us" Roger Moore was signed up for the part of Charlie. Word to the wise, if you ever see the words "Posh", "Spice" and "Movie" in the same sentance ever again, please read them as "Balls", "Balls" and "An Abundance of Balls"

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 9:33 a.m. CST

    I'd Love To See Posh Spice...

    by Mean Ween

    in the Mask 2... but only if she's disemboweled on screen... slowly.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 9:40 a.m. CST

    oNe more thing...

    by Mean Ween

    How will they pull this off? I guess they'll have a voodoo lady come and resurrect the kid with the big goofy head and red hair (was it Harry?) who died in the first Mask. Maybe in this one he'll get to visit all the places on his map that he wanted to see...

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 10:48 a.m. CST

    Come over here and posh my...

    by SCOTT1458

    Posh is the only halfway decent looking one, but she's still a skank. And mask 2 without Carey? Yeah right. I loved the first one though, I laughed my ass off!

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 11:06 a.m. CST

    'The Mask:' all the good stuff was in the trailer

    by Powerslave

    The trailer for 'The Mask' was one of the funniest previews I had ever seen; I actually laughed out loud a few times. Imagine my disappointment when I discovered that the trailer was funnier than the movie; it was the old "let's put every funny gag in the movie into the trailer" routine. The movie was not bad (cool effects), but not as good as the previews led you to believe. 'Mask 2' wouldn't be the same without Carrey, though. As for Posh Spice, I might as well weigh (get it, "weigh?" I'm so funny!) in with a joke too, seeing that everyone else is: What do David Beckham and a Rolex watch have in common? They both come in a Posh box. Bada-BOOM!

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 11:33 a.m. CST

    Spiceworld doesn't count

    by Sorcerer

    The girls were basically playing themselves, and I doubt they had a masterful script and director to work with. I can't dismiss an actress based on one performance. So who knows, maybe Posh can act. Stranger things have happened.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 1:19 p.m. CST

    why not

    by Giancarlo

    She wants to be in the film well why not? She's hot and she's married to one best soccer players I've seen play in my life. The movie will suck however because Jim won't be in it.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 1:54 p.m. CST

    What crack baby wants to make The Mask 2 without Carrey?

    by Cineman

    Oh yeah, the first film worked based on the merits of the fantastic plot and supporting cast. Jim Carrey needs The Mask 2 more than we need him. Casting Posh Spice is the first step in making this a worthy sequel. Man, I can think so much like these Hollywood retards I'm scaring myself.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 3:43 p.m. CST

    Roger Moore as "Old Spice"

    by Uncapie

    He was, you know.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 4:16 p.m. CST

    Spice Girls?

    by Achilles

    Geez, I thought their 15 minutes had ticked by already. Well, it will soon enough. You know, it really kills me how cocky these flash-in-the-pan, pre-packaged, marginally talented acts are. They really start to believe that their success it based on some actual talent rather than face the fact that they are the result of carefully calculated and executed marketing campaigns. The Spice Girls are the epitome of that. I mean, look at them, they all went off and have done solo stuff, only to discover that they can't really sing that well. And if they are talking about the Spice Girl I think they are, she's the worst of the lot. A girl who thinks she's alot prettier than she actually is. She needs to get a grip. Just wait, in 15 years or so she'll get a chance to do a "Where are they now?" special on VH-1. That's about all they are good for in any case.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 4:24 p.m. CST

    make her die slowly

    by tommy five-tone

    i swear to god, posh spice must have the best fucking PR organisation in her corner because i'm always reading 'scoops' about how she's gonna be the third 'charlie's angel', have a cameo in 'high fidelity' or take the female lead in 'the mask 2'. try this scoop on for size: the bitch can't sing, can't act, can barely walk and chew gum at the same time. and she's ugly. and anorexic. i'm so sick of these PR jackals planting false info in the hope that some sucker eventually thinking 'gee, if they want posh for all these roles, she must have something worth watching...something people will people pay good money to see! sign my 3-picture deal, please, victoria!' you know who loses in the end? that's right, WE DO!!! the only movie i'd watch posh spice in is some rob black anal invasion extravaganza. despite my liking for the occasional X-rated entertainment, i happen to think rob black is the worst kind of scum...which should give you an indication of how i feel about posh appearing in a movie. but baby spice? hmmm...

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 5:02 p.m. CST

    He Has To Be In It.

    by austpow507

    In 1995, New Line Cinema paid Jim Carrey $10 million to make a sequel to The Mask, if he isn't in it, THERE WILL BE NO MOVIE, HE CASHED THE CHECK!!!!!!

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 5:06 p.m. CST

    No, Achilles, No!

    by Anton_Sirius

    Don't be lumping the Spice Girls in with the rest of the teenpop crowd like Britney and N'Sync and Blink 182. The Spice Girls have never ever taken themselves seriously as 'artists'. Their stance has always been "You want to give us money to sing and be in videos? OK!" You say they have no talent- that's a big shock, since they've been saying the same thing themselves since the beginning. That's why so many people liked them at first- unlike, say, the Backdoor Boys, the Spice Girls gave you the impression they were in on the joke. Then Geri got all pissy and ruined it. Plus, Mel C's solo album is at least as good as anything Jewel's ever done, and much better than Jennifer Lopez's, so there.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 5:17 p.m. CST

    "The Mask" is absolutley worthless without Carrey...

    by sexualchocolate1

    Carrey is the ONLY guy I can think of to REALLY bring the cartoon/ comic book character to life. Just the way he acts crazy (along with FX ahead of it's time, espeacially back when it came out), with without a doubt bring the character to life. But without that rubberface guy we know as Carrey, why even bother going through with it!? I would totally suck!....'nuff said. Peace.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 5:32 p.m. CST

    it's JUNKIE SPICE!!!

    by Isidore

    She's gonna do a movie? She will try to act? Wow this is the sign that the end is near. Repent!!!

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 6:06 p.m. CST

    Existential stuff

    by Brundledan

    Why is everyone so worried about all this? C'mon, we KNOW this thing is gonna be direct-to-video... and, as far as I'm concerned, most DTV offerings aren't really entitled to call themselves "movies" in the first place - hence, for me, they don't even exist. This, of course, is assuming MASK 2 ever gets made in the first place. If it does, it goes straight to video; therefore it will never have been made. Lift up your hearts and be glad!

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 7:59 p.m. CST

    A Mask sequel can work...Even without Carrey...Here's how...

    by SethShandor

    First off, The Posh Spice factor: Can she act? Hell if I know. If not, don't let her be in ANY movie, if so, give her a shot. Cameron Diaz didn't really have much to do other than look pretty in the first film anyway. Besides,with no solid script floating around who knows if there'd be a part for her. Enough of this casting before the script is set crap. Second, Jim Carrey: The Mask is a property of a sort where not having the same actor in every film is probably a good thing. The Mask by definition needs to get passed around, It would get very boring otherwise. If Dorian and Milo hadn't worn the mask in the first film, it would have been very boring because it was the same thing over and over. Stanley wasn't even the Mask very long at the end. The was wise, at that point we knew what happens when he wears it, and the movie made the very smart move of having you care about Stanley as a character, not just when he's The Mask. I don't see Jim as The Mask in the way he is Ace Ventura. No one could be Ace besides him, the Mask is a different story. Anyway, Ace 2 was awful, who's to say if he did Mask again the same thing wouldn't happen. In the comic, no matter who wore the Mask, the "Big Head" they became was almost always the same. The movie has been set up on the other hand that the person wearing the mask has more influence on who they become. The trick in a second movie would be to get this across. Everyone will expect a Jim Carrey/Mask clone when that's not what they'll get. Stanley/Mask is going to be different than someone else. Like the comics, the movies should link by how the mask gets passed along. Many different actors and actresses could be a very interesting Mask, the trick is if they are good yet seperate enough from the first Mask. Not better or worse, just different. Widening the Mask mythology would be needed too...are there other masks? or not? are there former owners who want it back? Secret agencies? What limitations does it have? The first film said it only worked at night, how could thast be exploted in a sequel? The biggest trick in a sequel would be to concentrate on the CHARACTERS and how the mask effects their lives, not wacky effects and Jim Carrey wanna-be acting. My personal choice would be to use ideas from the comics or follow the outline of one of the Mask mini-series, the name of which escapes me at the moment. The lead is an older single parent with a daughter who has problems. The man was an artist I believe but in an accident his hands and arms were burnt. While others are hunting after the mask the man is using it to try to helpo his daughter. Martin Short would be perfect in a role like this. Not only can he do the Mask, but the other character as well. No matter who they cast, how they play the non-mask character should be at least ,if not more, important as the Mask itself.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 8:13 p.m. CST

    It needs a talking pie!

    by mmm_free_wig

    People are saying this film isn't going to work without Carrey, I disagree, and so does my protege, the talking pie. The talking pie would be able to wear the mask and do all sorts of stuff. But the most crucial plot element would involve the talking pie going back in time for some reason, maybee to serve a piece of himself to posh before she develops any dietry problems. Once hooked on the talking pie, posh could then take the mask, go back in time himself, and stop SPICE from ever being made.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 8:15 p.m. CST

    Sequels to Movies That Bit in the First Place...

    by Otaku73

    Aw, you can't blame her, the Spice Girls cash cow was well and truly slaughtered a year ago, if not before, this is perhaps her last bid to surface in the public conciousness anywhere than at celebrity porn sites accessed by the adult lesbians who were Spice Girls fans when they were nine. With any sort of luck, or if the Force is with us or if there's a God, she will disappear into the black hole that, apparently, studio execs want this franchise to be. And whoever said it would be apropo and accurate to the sourse material and even entertaining to have anyone else other than Carret playing that mask....SHHHHHHHH! Sure, that's true and all, but you're giving them ideas! All it takes is one guy with some money and a nasty coke habit to make this. The less options you give them, the better.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 8:25 p.m. CST

    I'm with SethShandor

    by One Bad Monkey

    I like the idea of a sequel to the Mask that focuses on other characters. The only good sequels are the ones that expand their universe, provide something beyond what the original tried to do. Even if Jim did do the second one, it would suck because they would just be trying to redo the original. So ditch Carrey entirely, find someone that can do something new with the character, and you could have a very interesting movie. But of course, the fucks that run the studios aren't capable of doing something as cool as that...

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 8:27 p.m. CST

    Hm...

    by crisp

    The Mask part 1: Bad jokes, cool special effects and a hot chick... I like it! So... I think that if The Mask part 2 will also have bad jokes, cool special effects and a hot chick (yes, I think Victoria is hot and yes, I think you are all crazy if you disagree) I'm gonna like part 2 also.

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 8:31 p.m. CST

    Oh and btw...

    by crisp

    Jim Carrey is not what made The Mask so special! It is in movies like the Truman Show and Man On The Moon that Jim shows his talents. A lot of people could play the mask. (But it IS a better plan to let someone else find the mask in part 2 and not let some other actor play Stanley Ipkis).

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 11:04 p.m. CST

    dumbest girl in the universe (ask her husband)

    by eddie munster

    This Victoria chick is without a doubt the dumbest airhead ever to have walked the earth. She recently destroyed her husbands carreer by sharing some very intimate news with a talkshow host. Turns out her hubbie likes to wair her panties and not just at home. This would not be a complete disaster, was it not that her hubbie is a huge soccer star that will now forever be laughed at at away and home games. Sad sad story. Anyway Mask 2 will suck. Cheers

  • Jan. 20, 2000, 11:50 p.m. CST

    by The Stinger

    I THINK POSH SPICE IS HOT!!! I DONT KNOW WHY THEY DONT CAST ALL THE SPICE GIRLS IN THE MASK 2 THOUH. NOW THAT WOULD BE A BOMBASS MOVIE!!! THEY COULD EVEN REPLACE GINGER SPICE WITH BRITTANY SPEARS!!! THIS FRANCHISE COULD GO THROUH THE ROOF!!! OKAY, PEACE OUT. SIGNED, PAUL NADJAMABADI (THE STINGER) <BR> P.S. MAYBE BRITTANY SPEARS COULD BE THE ONE TO WEAR THE MASK. OKAY, JUST AN IDEA.

  • Jan. 21, 2000, 12:51 a.m. CST

    If anybody could replace Carrey, it would be....

    by EL Duderino

    The small dude from Orgazmo and BASEketballs (Dion Bachar). First off, he definately could play a loser, and second, his physical comedy is hilarious! If anybody had the priveledge to see Orgazmo and witness "Hamster Style" in all it's glory, then you would agree that this is by far the best replacement possible.

  • Jan. 21, 2000, 1:17 a.m. CST

    ORGAZMO!

    by Elgyn6655321

    When you get to be my age, no one will hire you unless you do double anal.

  • Jan. 21, 2000, 5:24 a.m. CST

    Posh style

    by knack

    The prospect of Posh Spice in anything is: a)enough to send one running as far away in the opposite direction, b) an open invite to savage her on what we are already painfully aware are her limited talents (and I'm being soooo generous here). Still it would give those familiar with her place in english culture to be able to that 'Posh Spice takes it up The Mask!'

  • Jan. 21, 2000, 10:52 a.m. CST

    Hey!

    by Anton_Sirius

    What is with you people! Making fun of a small child's name? Brooklyn is an awesome name- it shortens nicely to Brook, it sounds cool, and it will forever link the kid to those loveable losers, the Brooklyn Dodgers.

  • Jan. 21, 2000, 1 p.m. CST

    Posh Spics IS Clarice Starling!

    by Rolande

    This chick is the greatest thing to come out of England since Doc Martens. Hey, where's my lithium?

  • Jan. 21, 2000, 2:22 p.m. CST

    Posh Spice and Why to hate her.

    by Adama Greene

    I heard this a few weeks ago on MuchMusic (Canadian Music TV). Apparently Posh bought her (very) young son a toy ferrari that cost umpteen thousand dollars. The reporter (who happens to be a sock puppet) responded something AKIN to the following <br> Someone should tell this lady that people are starving in this world and this no-talent piece of crap should give thanks daily that she is not one of them. <br> I just thought it was relevent enough to share. AG

  • Jan. 21, 2000, 3:26 p.m. CST

    M.A.S.K

    by barrymanilow

    M.A.S.K ruled. If they made that into a film I would be the first in line.

  • Jan. 21, 2000, 4:09 p.m. CST

    Prissy Spice

    by 6 of 24

    The good news is that Posh Spice is the best actress among the Spice Girls. I saw their horrible movie, and she was the only one who came across as having a personality. Unfortunately that personality was so vain and uptight that we called her "Prissy Spice". This has got to be a publicity stunt, if they make a "Mask" without Carry it's straight-to-video time.

  • Jan. 21, 2000, 4:50 p.m. CST

    Why the fuck are they making this movie?

    by SpideysGhost

    I loved the first Mask,but without Jim Carrey it would have sucked nuts.Now not only are they making the sequel without him,they are thinking of putting Posh Spice in it?!I swear,it truly is a fucked up world where something like this can be done.

  • Jan. 21, 2000, 6:05 p.m. CST

    I don't give a rat's ass about Posh Spice-- I want to know about

    by twindaggerturkey

  • Jan. 21, 2000, 6:38 p.m. CST

    Nuh ah not without Carrey.

    by trebluk

    mask 2 will never be as good as mask 1 ,not without Jim Carrey, it would be very hard to do

  • May 3, 2000, 12:32 a.m. CST

    Lose Posh spice!

    by Loki999

    I can probably tell that the Mask sequel isn't for comedy but mostly for sex appeal. I have NO problems with a female wearer (there wasn't one in the prequel). Here are my top 5 choices for the leading lady (and Mask wearer) in the sequel. 5. Courtney Cox 4. Halle Berry 3. Tia Carrere 2. Jennifer Lopez 1. CAMERON DIAZ! Hey, no one can replace Carrey for comedy, so sex appeal will be a must for the sequel. Right? If you're not planning to kill me, what's your pick (actors and/or actresses)

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