Nicolas Cage plays the full Nicolas Cage in this super heist comedy coming from Lionsgate in 2022.
Who better to play Nicolas Cage in a movie than Nicolas Cage himself? That’s the question being challenged in director Tom Gormican’s super heist comedy.”The unbearable weight of mass talent, “Are from Lionsgate on April 22, 2022. The always brilliant Cage plays a fictional version of himself in the upcoming movie. See the trailer below.
Here’s the official synopsis: “Creation unfinished and facing financial ruin, the fictional version of Cage had to accept a $1 million offer to attend a birthday party for a friend. dangerous super villain (Pedro Pascal). Things take a huge turn when Cage is recruited by a CIA agent (Tiffany Haddish) and forced to live up to his own legend, making his most iconic and beloved onscreen characters. him to save himself and his loved ones. With a career built for this very moment, the award-winning actor must take on the role of a lifetime: Nicolas Cage.”
“[‘Nick Cage’] is an invented version of Nic Cage, ‘Oscar winner’ recently told EW. “The character is feeling unfulfilled and faces rejection that can happen all too often in the small town of Hollywood. Not me. I’m feeling pretty good about everything. ”
The rest of the cast includes Neil Patrick Harris, Sharon Horgan and newcomer Lily Sheen.
“It was a stylized version of me and the fact that I even had to refer to myself in the third person made me extremely uncomfortable,” Cage said. Empire Magazine in his first interview about the upcoming project last year. “There are a lot of scenes in the movie where modern or contemporary – here it is – ‘Nic Cage’ and then ‘Young Nic Cage’ are colliding and arguing and fighting with each other. It’s an acrobatic approach to acting.”
Cage went on to say that the film was “certainly only me ‘taking anger,’ as they say, from myself.” While the characters Cage plays in the film may be fictional versions of himself, the screenplay by Gormican and Kevin Etten will be taken from Cage’s actual film. The actor said the film forced him to look back at some of his previous action gigs, as it required him to re-enact some scenes from his actual film – from which there are many gems to be found. option.
Most recently, Cage starred in the movie “Pig” as a revenge truffle hunter, receiving some of the best reviews of his career. Read IndieWire’s interview with the actor here.
https://www.indiewire.com/2021/12/the-unbearable-weight-of-massive-talent-first-trailer-nicolas-cage-1234660442/ The first trailer starring Nicolas Cage has an unbearable weight