“Doing what I do in the movies has been a kind of protection for me, I need it.”
Legendary Hollywood Star, Nicolas cage has been making second-class films for a decade and struggling to find roles that match. At 57, has retirement time already come? The question was asked by Entertainment Weekly. And Cage responds bluntly:
“No no no. No no. It’s just not possible actually. Doing what I do in the movies has been a kind of protection for me, a guardian angel, and I need it. I’m healthier. when i work i need a positive place to express my life experience, and cinema has given me that. so i will never retire! ” announcement Nicolas cage.
Pig: Nicolas Cage is surprised by the excellent reviews of his latest film
The actor whose work in Pig has been praised this year, makes the accounts: “Where are we now? 117 films? [Rires] The funny thing is people tell me: You work too much! But I love to work, and it’s healthy, I’m happy when I work. And besides, guys like James Cagney or Humphrey Bogart, they’ve made hundreds of films! Anyway, what I’ve always told people … Well, actually, after going to check, that’s not quite right … “
Nicolas cage recounts having had dinner with Jerry Lewis, one of his friends, a little before his death. “He would ask me how many films I have made … I have about 100 in total. And you how many do you have? He would answer me:” I have 40 … So you made two times more than me ?! “
The star’s resume will grow even more in the years to come. To start with Prisoners of the Ghostland, already released on VOD in the USA. And above all, we expect in 2022 The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, the ultimate Cage mania meta film, in which Nicolas will replay the best of his film for a wealthy psychopath …