"Ghost Rider" wasn't the most "commercial concept," but Cage says its box office would've been better if released in this golden age of superhero movies.
For “Gotti,” which opens today, the “Pulp Fiction” star steps into the Dapper Don’s shoes and other assorted clothing. Yahoo Entertainment spoke with Travolta about remaking himself in Gotti's image, and one of his favorite memories from “Grease.”
Before it died an ignoble death, Tim Burton‘s never-made ’90s blockbuster Superman Lives was poised to take the Man of Steel where no comic book movie had gone before. Burton freely adapted the film from the famous “Death of Superman” storyline, which saw the Kryptonian (played by longtime Superman fan, Nicolas Cage, who proved his devotion to the DC Comics icon by naming his son Kal-El) killed at the hands of the monstrous Doomsday followed by his eventual resurrection. “It would have been beautiful,” Cage tells Yahoo Movies at the Toronto International Film Festival, where the prolific actor’s latest film, the ultra-dark comedy Mom and Dad, premiered to rapturous applause amongst the midnight movie crowd.
It’s official – Nicolas Cage is awesome. Every year, for the last three years, Alamo Drafthouse film programmer Greg MacLennan has paid tribute to Nicolas Cage in the form of an epic Nicolas Cage movie marathon… and now it looks as though it’s attracted the attention of the man himself. According to Entertainment Weekly, the annual Nicolas Cage marathon was originally devised by Greg MacLennan in the hopes of tempting the man himself to turn up for the screenings.
In the new crime drama ‘Legend’ (expanding in theaters this week), Tom Hardy becomes just the latest in a long line of actors who’ve had us seeing double as they play identical twins in a movie. Click through for a mini-history of this time-tested cinematic phenomenon.
The theory That Sean Connery’s convict “John Mason” – the only man to ever escape Alcatraz – is actually an older version of Connery-era 007. The theory goes that in the mid 1960s, famed British secret agent James Bond was caught spying in the United States, and locked up in infamous island prison Alcatraz (aka The Rock) on espionage charges. The plot sees the FBI enlist the help of Connery’s character (and his knowledge of Alcatraz), to help Nicolas Cage’s scientist thwart a group of ex-marines bent to destroying San Francisco with chemical weapons, using the prison as a base.