The first trailer for . has been released The unbearable weight of talent, where Nicolas Cage plays a version of it.
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Directed by Tom Gormican, the action-comedy stars Cage as a fictional interpretation of himself who is “unrealized creatively and facing financial ruin.”
The summary reads: “The fictional version of Cage must accept an offer of $1 million to attend the birthday of a serious fan (Pedro Pascal).”
Things take a hugely unexpected turn when Cage is recruited by a CIA agent (Tiffany Haddish) and forced to live up to his own legend, directing his most famous and beloved on-screen character in order 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: Nick Cage.”
Besides Cage, Pascal and Haddish, the film also stars Sharon Horgan (catastrophe(as Cage’s ex-wife, Lily Sheen as Cage and Neil Patrick Harris’ daughter)the girl is gone) as a Cage Agent.
Talking to Entertainment Weekly About playing a different version of himself, Cage said: “[‘Nick Cage’] She is an invented version of Nic Cage. The character feels unfulfilled and deals with the rejection that can often happen in a small town like Hollywood.
“Not me. I feel good about things.”
Cage was also recently cast as Dracula in Renfield, a new horror film starring Nicholas Hoult that focuses on the henchmen of the notorious vampire.
The unbearable weight of talent It is scheduled to be released in cinemas on April 22, 2022.