The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

Nicolas Cage is about to take on the ultimate Nicolas Cage role: Nicolas Cage. Cage is playing a fictionalized version of himself in The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, which finds the actor reckoning with his career choices while also getting mixed up in a plot involving the CIA and a drug cartel kingpin. Playing Nic Cage will require Nic Cage to revisit some Nic Cage movies, a concept that the actor isn’t entirely comfortable with. But he’ll do it anyway, because he’s an artist, gosh darn it. In a new interview, Cage opens up a little about what it’s going to be like to play himself.

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Primal - Nicolas Cage

Last fall, we reported on what could be the most Nicolas Cage movie ever made. The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent will see the National Treasure star playing a fictionalized version of himself struggling with career ambitions, a strained relationship with his daughter, and helping the U.S. government stop a Mexican drug cartel kingpin who is responsible for a high profile kidnapping. Yes, as crazy as it sounds, this movie is real, and it just got a release date in spring 2021 from Lionsgate. Read More »

Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

Nicolas Cage, wonderful actor and Prince of Memes, might be about to ascend to another plane of existence. Because Nicolas Cage is in talks to play Nicolas Cage in a movie about – wait for it – Nicolas Cage. The film is The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, and Cage would play a fictionalized version of himself having to reckon with his career choices while also getting mixed up in a plot involving the CIA and a drug cartel kingpin.

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