Nicolas Cage carries 'The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent' : Pop Culture Happy Hour In the action comedy The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent, Nicolas Cage plays a fictionalized Nicolas Cage. This down-on-his-luck version of the actor must get out of a jam after he is offered a million dollars to attend the birthday party of a potentially deadly superfan, played by Pedro Pascal. Also starring Tiffany Haddish, Ike Barinholtz and Sharon Horgan, the movie gets meta as it draws heavily on the Cage's career and long history of eccentric performances. Vote for your favorite American Idol contestants at npr.org/AmericanIdol

Nicolas Cage carries 'The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent'

Nicolas Cage carries 'The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent'

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Nicolas Cage plays Nicolas Cage in The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent. Katalin Vermes/Lionsgate hide caption

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Nicolas Cage plays Nicolas Cage in The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent.

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In the action comedy The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent, Nicolas Cage plays a fictionalized Nicolas Cage. This down-on-his-luck version of the actor must get out of a jam after he is offered a million dollars to attend the birthday party of a potentially deadly superfan, played by Pedro Pascal. Also starring Tiffany Haddish, Ike Barinholtz and Sharon Horgan, the movie gets meta as it draws heavily on the Cage's career and long history of eccentric performances.

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