Nicolas Cage may shoot a lot, recently few of his films have been released in theaters. An honor to which A talent in solid gold will be entitled, a feature film in which he plays himself and whose first images have just been unveiled.
Nicolas Cage is he done with Direct-To-Video? Nothing is less certain but let us note all the same that his last film, Pig, was not only released in theaters but that it even appeared in competition at the Deauville American Film Festival last September.
The actor is also announced in the cast of a major studio film for the first time in a long time: Renfield from Universal in which he will play none other than Dracula. But that’s not all, another of his atypical projects will be released in the cinema: A talent in solid gold by Tom Gormican expected in France on April 20, 2022.
In this feature film, of which you can find the supercharged trailer above, Nicolas Cage plays… Nicolas Cage! An indebted actor who is waiting for the big role that will relaunch his career. To repay part of his debts, his agent (Neil Patrick Harris) offers him to go to the birthday party of a dangerous billionaire (Pedro Pascal) who turns out to be his biggest fan.
But the stay takes a whole different turn when the CIA contacts him, asking him to investigate the criminal activities of his host. Nicolas Cage will have to play the role of his life and prove that he lives up to his own legend.
Truer than nature
The film that does not seem to lack humor should also feature a young version of the actor who has fun vilifying him for his career choices. A completely meta story therefore, which of course echoes the true career of the star, who after having been at the top in the 90s, now connects the nanardesque thrillers and action films at a frantic pace while having to manage debts .
Also present in the cast, Tiffany Haddish and Ike Barinholtz also remind viewers of some of the greatest successes of Nic Cage, of Volte / Face aux Ailes de l’Enfer. Will a solid gold talent join this list? It’s up to you to judge on April 20.
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