A meta film in which the star of Volte/Face embodies his own role, an actor at the end of his rope, who agrees to hide from a wealthy fan….
This will certainly go down as the most meta film of his already well-barred filmo: Nicholas Cage plays Nick Cage in A Talent in Solid Goldits own role, that of a “actor in debt who awaits the big role that will revive his career“, according to the synopsis.
A mirror of the ex-star’s complicated Hollywood reality Flip/Face, which has been hiding for a decade to pay its debts, far from its heyday. In the movie, “to repay some of his debts, his agent offers him to go to the birthday party of a dangerous billionaire who turns out to be his biggest fan. But the stay takes a completely different turn when the CIA contacts him, asking him to investigate the criminal activities of his host. Nicolas Cage is going to have to play the part of his life and prove he lives up to his own legend…”
In the casting, we will find Pedro Pascal, Neil Patrick Harris and Tiffany Haddish.
Directed by Tom Gormican, A Talent in Solid Gold will be released on April 20 at the cinema in France.