Provides audio commentary on the Criterion DVD for The Rock
Nicholas Cage | Nicolas Coppola
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
It's very risky for an actor who's a bankable star to make pictures like The Weather Man
(2005) or Lord of War
(2005) because they inevitably promote them like big studio releases. And they're not big studio movies, they're more edgy, thought-provoking, independent-spirited films. What happens is, it goes into the computer, and everyone says they can't open the movie because they thought it was X...
Ate a real cockroach in the film Vampire's Kiss
(1988), it reportedly took three takes. He once said about the experience, "Every muscle in my body didn't want to do it, but I did it anyway."
Often plays eccentric wisecracking characters