Things Get Meta for Nicolas Cage in ‘The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent’ Teaser

Lindsey
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The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent movie poster
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Following yesterday’s first look photos, the official teaser trailer for the upcoming comedy-thriller The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent is here, along with a new poster.

Directed by Tom Gormican and co-written with Kevin Etten, Nicolas Cage stars as … Nick Cage in The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent. Creatively unfulfilled and facing financial ruin, the fictionalized version of Cage must accept a $1 million offer to attend the birthday of a dangerous superfan (Pedro Pascal). Things take a wildly unexpected turn when Cage is recruited by a CIA operative (Tiffany Haddish) and forced to live up to his own legend, channeling his most iconic and beloved on-screen characters in order to save himself and his loved ones. With a career built for this very moment, the seminal award-winning actor must take on the role of a lifetime: Nick Cage.

The film also stars Neil Patrick Harris as Cage’s agent, Sharon Horgan as his ex-wife, Lily Sheen as his daughter, Ike Barinholtz, Alessandra Mastronardi, and Jacob Scipio.

Watch the teaser below.

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent will land in theaters on April 22, 2022.

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Lindsey joined the Nerds and Beyond team in 2018. She has spent a large portion of her life dedicated to her first love, photography. When she's not behind the camera, she's likely reading books and comics or dabbling in creative writing. Otherwise, she's probably yelling about Star Wars, Marvel, anime, or Ted Lasso. Contact: lindsey@nerdsandbeyond.com
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