Nicolas Cage to direct Ari Aster’s comedy film A24

According to Deadline, Nicolas Cage has signed on for the lead role in A24’s upcoming comedy, titled Dream scenariowhich will be produced by Midsommar filmmaker Ari Aster. It’s the Oscar-winning actor’s latest comedic venture after his much-loved meta-performance in The unbearable weight of massive talent.

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Dream scenario will be written and directed by Kristoffer Borgli. Further details about its plot and characters are still being kept under wraps. The film will be produced by Aster and Lars Knudsen for Square Peg, with Jacob Jaffke, Tyler Campellone and A24.

The upcoming project will officially be the last collaboration with Aster and the studio, who have worked together on all of Aster’s films, such as Hereditary, Midsommarand the next Boulevard of disappointment. with Joaquin Phoenix. However, Dream scenario marks the first project that Aster will not direct.

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After well-received performances in the dramatic thriller Pig and action comedy The unbearable weight of massive talent, Cage will next be seen in the western drama Butcher’s crossing and the Universal Pictures horror-comedy film Renfieldwhere he will appear as Dracula.

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