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Mike Myers made a rare appearance on the red carpet — the first time he’s attended an event in over a year.

Myers graced the red carpet of the 49th AFI Life Achievement Award Gala, on Saturday, April 28, exuding sophistication with his sleek gray buzzcut and dapper tux adorned with a sleek black bowtie — opposed to his signature long tousled brown hair.

Most recently, the actor has starred in the Netflix sitcom The Pentaverate and the film Amsterdam. Although, he is most known for his portrayal of Austin Powers, a character immortalized in three films from the late ’90s and early ’00s, including Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, and Austin Powers in Goldmember.

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Mike Myers attends the 49th AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute To Nicole Kidman at Dolby Theatre on April 27, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.Mike Myers attends the 49th AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute…

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On the red carpet, he addressed the rumors of a fourth Austin Powers film. “I cannot confirm or deny the existence or non-existence of such a project,” he told Entertainment Tonight.

He continued: “That’s right. I hinted at that possibility earlier. And I’ve generally avoided spilling the beans about specific plans.”

Although he didn’t reveal any specific details then, in 2019, Myers said the fourth film would “probably” be told from the perspective of the comedic villain, Dr. Evil.

Myers attended the event in honor of Nicole Kidman and he shared some kind words about the actress. He called her “one of the most versatile people”, and, “You admire her and you like her too, which is a very rare combination for a performer. I think everything she does is so elegant and first-class and amazing.”