Nicolas Cage is an icon, having starred in some absolute classics by means of the previous few a long time. Identified for his whole dedication to every of his roles, you’re simply as more likely to discover Nicolas Cage main a giant price range blockbuster, as you might be to search out him in a straight-to-video (or, maybe extra not too long ago straight-to-streaming) hidden gem, like his 2021 movie Pig.
Over his lengthy profession he’s starred in a handful of the perfect motion films and finest drama films round with the likes of Elevating Arizona, Face/Off, Con Air, and Bringing out the Lifeless. He’s labored with Martin Scorsese, the Coen Brothers, Werner Herzong, and Francis Ford Coppola: among the many finest administrators of all time.
Nonetheless, he’s a person obsessive about cinema, so naturally he desires extra. In a Reddit AMA during which he answered fan questions, Cage gave an inventory of 4 administrators he nonetheless desires of working with, and the prospect of it already has us excited.
“I’d like to work with Christopher Nolan,” Cage began. He continued, “I’d like to work with Ari Aster, I’d like to work with Robert Egger[s]. Spike Lee too.” That’s fairly the record and consists of among the finest administrators, and most enjoyable, nonetheless working at present.
Nolan, in fact, wants completely no introduction and his new film Oppenheimer has blown an atomic gap within the box-office whereas changing into one of many the perfect films of the yr. It had an unlimited solid filled with A-list expertise, although, sadly, no Nic Cage. To be trustworthy, we’re struggling to see the place he would have slot in.
Ari Aster and Robert Eggers, in the meantime, are each recognized for making among the finest horror films of the previous decade. Aster is the person behind Hereditary and Midsommar, whereas Eggers is the director of The Witch, The Lighthouse, and 2022’s brutal The Northman. Eggers is returning quickly with a brand new vampire film Nosferatu, a remake of the twentieth century traditional, and whereas we’d have beloved to see Cage within the movie he isn’t a part of the solid.
A collaboration with Spike Lee isn’t completely exterior the realms of risk, although, because the Malcolm X director has no upcoming films in growth. Which means, when the director does begin work once more, Cage can be prepared and prepared to pitch himself throughout the casting course of. What a prospect that might be.
Like Cage, the 4 administrators are every enormously proficient and it will be fascinating to see a collaboration between him and any of them.
For extra on Nic Cage, discover out why he was shocked when he discovered he was a human, see why his first reminiscence is extraordinarily on model, and be taught why he hates being referred to as an actor. Or, learn our Renfield evaluate for our ideas on his current vampire film, earlier than holding updated with all of the upcoming Marvel films. May he return as Ghost Rider with the Deadpool 3 launch date? We certain hope so.