Nicolas Cage is closing in on a deal to star as himself in a metadrama, in accordance to a new report.
To be known as “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent,” The Hollywood Reporter stated Friday that the movie will pay homage to the likes of “Leaving Las Vegas,” “Face/Off” and “Gone in 60 Seconds.”
Per the outlet, the plot will comply with Cage, 55, as he makes an attempt to land a position in a Tarantino movie and get his profession again on monitor whereas navigating his relationship along with his teenage daughter.
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Cage may also reportedly converse with a model of himself from the 90s, who’s upset by the trajectory of Cage’s profession.
The actor’s character may also reportedly turn out to be entangled with debt, marital strife and even the Mexican cartel.
The Hollywood Reporter likened the challenge to “Adaptation,” “JCVD” and “Get Shorty.”
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Lionsgate scored the movie in a bidding battle with HBO Max and Paramount. The movie might be produced by Cage and directed by co-writer Tom Gormican.
The script was written with out Cage’s information, despatched personally to the “Moonstruck” star by Gormican, who pleaded with Cage to play himself.
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No further casting or launch info has been introduced.