‘The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent’ is an upcoming American action comedy film.
It is directed by Tom Gormican, who co-wrote the screenplay with Kevin Etten.
Producers of this film are Kevin Turen, Kristin Burr and Mike Nilon. James Myers and Brady Fujikawa is overseen the project at Lionsgate.
But what can we expect from this film? Here’s everything we know about it so far.
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The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent’ Cast
- Nicolas Cage as himself
Nicolas Cage will play two fictionalized versions of himself. The first is a downtrodden actor struggling to return to his glory days. And the second is a younger doppelgänger of the actor from when he was a big star .
- Pedro Pascal as Javi, a Mexican billionaire and Cage’s super fan who sends him $1 million.
- Sharon Horgan; Horgan has been cast as Cage’s ex-wife in “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent.”
- Tiffany Haddish as Vivian; Haddish is playing an eccentric rogue government agent. He is in a long-standing battle against one of the largest criminal organizations in Europe. And forces Cage to go undercover in a last-ditch effort to bring that organization down for good.
- Lily Sheen as Addy
- Jacob Scipio
- Neil Patrick Harris
- Paco Leon
On November 15, 2019, it was reported that Cage is set to play a fictionalized version of himself. In August 2020, it was announced that Pedro Pascal was in talks to play Javi, a Nic Cage superfan who is not what he seems.
In September 2020, Sharon Horgan and Tiffany Haddish joined the cast of the film. With Lily Sheen being added in October. And in November 2020, Neil Patrick Harris joined the cast of the film.
‘The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent’ Plot
The film follows, Nicolas Cage who’s creatively unfulfilled and facing financial ruin.
In need of some money, he begrudgingly accepts a $1 million offer to attend the birthday of a Mexican billionaire super fan.
When things take a wild turn, Cage is forced to become a version of some of his most iconic and beloved characters in order to extricate himself, his wife and daughter from an increasingly dangerous situation.
Trailer of ‘The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent’
Trailer and any video clip of this movie is not out yet.
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‘The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent’ Release date
In August 2020, principal photography was set for a fall 2020 start date. Officially beginning on October 5 in areas around Croatia, including the city of Dubrovnik.
Occasionally everything in the universe aligns and creates a work of art that transcends the medium and defies conventional attempts to describe its beauty. The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent is one of those works of art.
It was previously scheduled to be released on March 19, 2021, but has since been delayed and a new release date has yet to be announced.
Nicolas Cage has had a unique career in Hollywood. The man’s clearly talented. As demonstrated by his numerous accolades including winning both an Academy Award and Golden Globe for Leaving Las Vegas.
But he’s also delivered a lot of weird, and in some cases downright bonkers performances over the years. Well, we’ll soon be getting what may be his weirdest performance ever, as Cage playing a fictional version of himself in The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent.
Release date of this film has yet to be announced.
So, these are the major information about the film. That’s all for now. Are you ready to watch it? Are you excited for it? If you’ve any question about this movie so, do let me know in the comments section given below.