During an interview with Variety, Cage was asked whether he can still see himself donning the tights as Superman one day, and – as you’d expect – he believes the time has well and truly passed, responding simply: “No, not at all.”
Whether he’d be interested in voicing the character in that rumoured animated adaptation… well, who knows?
Cage also went on to give his opinion on the latest DC blockbuster Justice League, stating that: “I thought it was fun. That’s all I’m going to say.”
The interview also turned to Cage’s much publicised love of comic books,
What's really going on in Mom and Dad? The movie doesn't bother answering that, at all. In a small town, parents want to kill their kids. And that's the premise. Brian Taylor, of Neveldine and Taylor, writes and directs this as a solo mission. He's one half off the team responsible for Jason Statham
Daily Dead recently caught up with Taylor, and he discussed making Mom and Dad and handling the more controversial aspects of the film’s story, using dark humor to confront the conflicting nature of parental responsibilities, and re-teaming with Cage. Taylor also briefly chatted about his new series Happy!, which currently airs on Syfy on Wednesday nights (and is absolutely worth your time).
Look for Mom and Dad in theaters and on digital platforms this Friday, January 19th, courtesy of Momentum Pictures.
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“The Marvel [Studios] movies, I just don’t understand at all,” said Taylor. “I have to be honest, they seem very long to me. I’ve got to be careful the way I say this. I just don’t get them. I’m kind of bored with them and I just don’t find them particularly entertaining. I think they’re really well made in terms of craft. The action is really good. They’re technically really great. They have a lot of actors that I love.
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The filmmaker, who was partly responsible for the trainwreck that was Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, recently aired his thoughts on the films that Marvel Studios has been putting out lately. Though he tried to word things carefully, he wasn’t afraid to get blunt, saying that he’s bored with what he’s been seeing.
“The Marvel [Studios] movies, I just don’t understand at all. I have to be honest, they seem very long to me,” Taylor told ComicBook.com. “I’ve got to be careful the way I say this. I just don’t get them. I’m kind of bored with them and I just don’t find them particularly entertaining. I think they’re really well made in terms of craft. The action is really good.
The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, and would later screen at Fantastic Fest later that month and at the Stiges Film Festival last October. The film also stars Anne Winters as Carly Ryan, the daughter of Brent (Nicolas Cage) and Kendall Ryan (Selma Blair), Zackary Arthur as the youngest Ryan child, Josh, Olivia Crocicchia as Carly's friend Riley,
This is the high concept premise of Brian Taylor’s (Crank, Gamer and Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance) Mom and Dad, in which a teenage girl and her little brother must survive 24 hours during which a mysterious and unexplained mass hysteria causes their parents (played by Nic Cage and Selma Blair) to turn into bloodthirsty monsters. The awesome first trailer was released just the other day, and now, we’ve got this gallery of hi-res stills that indicates that we’re definitely due for some prime Cage craziness – which is absolutely fine by me!
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“They brought you into this world,” the trailer warns. “Now, they can take you out.”
Written and directed by Brian Taylor, the black comedy centers on a teenage girl and her younger brother’s attempt to survive a 24-hour period when all of the parents in the city are out to kill their children.
In the clip, Cage and Blair start as seemingly normal suburban parents who are complaining about their self-centered kids when they suddenly become violent. Parents then ambush the school yard with murderous intentions, while the news reports widespread attacks on children. At one point, Cage is seen eerily singing the “Hokey Pokey” while swinging a sledgehammer and hunting for his kids inside their home.
“Mom and Dad” marks a return to film for Blair, who has largely chosen TV roles in recent years.
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Following its initial reveal on Yahoo!, you can now watch the new Mom and Dad trailer below. Will you be watching it this January?
"Momentum Pictures will release Mom & Dad in Theaters, on VOD and Digital HD on January 19, 2018.
Mom & Dad stars Oscar winner Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas, Raising Arizona), Selma Blair (Hellboy, Cruel Intentions), Anne Winters (“13 Reasons Why,” #RealityHigh), and Zackary Arthur (“Transparent,” The 5th Wave). Written and directed by Brian Taylor (Crank, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance), the film marks his first solo effort as a writer.
I have mixed feeling about the possibility of Goyer taking on the project. He's written some great films like Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy and Dark City. But then he's also written some turds like Jumper and Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance. As far as his directing resume goes, he directed Blade: Trinity, The Unborn, and The Invisible, which I think were all pretty mediocre films.
Now, Goyer has written the most recent draft of the script for the film, which is fine. But, I
From the bleak first scene to the impressive who’s who opening credits backed by Marco Beltrami’s unnerving scoring (which practically melts away into unremarkable territory after this point), this is a film that looks like it could have that lingering Scandinavian Drama/Thriller inspired chill and a real horrific thrill. A
Brian Taylor recently spoke with Collider about his Twisted Metal movie that never was. He was hired to do the movie in 2012, which just so happens to be when Sony launched a rebooted version of the game. As is usually the case with these things, the budget got in the way and prevented Taylor from doing what he wanted to do with it. Here's what he had to say.
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