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Nicolas Cage on Temporary Shock ‘The Flash’ Cameo – The Hollywood Reporter

Nicolas Cage on Temporary Shock ‘The Flash’ Cameo – The Hollywood Reporter


[Warning: This story contains spoilers for The Flash.]

Nicolas Cage is sharing his ideas on his shock cameo as Superman in Andy Muschietti’s The Flash.

Throughout an interview with USA At present, printed on-line Thursday, the Oscar-winning actor stated it was fulfilling to lastly see the character come to life many years after the 1998 movie Superman Lives was scrapped.

“Nicely, I used to be glad I didn’t blink,” he quipped. “For me, it was the sensation of being actualized. Even that search for that individual character, lastly seeing it on display, was satisfying. However as I stated, it’s fast.”

In The Flash, Cage seems throughout a scene when Ezra Miller’s Barry Allen opens the multiverse to see the completely different universes. That’s when Barry sees Cage as Superman preventing an enormous spider in addition to Christopher Reeve’s Superman, Helen Slater’s Supergirl, Adam West’s Batman and George Reeve’s Superman.

Warner Bros. ended up calling off the notorious 1998 film simply weeks earlier than filming was set to start, citing artistic variations.

For many who nonetheless surprise what Cage had in retailer for his character if the film was truly accomplished, he urged his “efficiency in Metropolis of Angels.”

“I used to be supposed [to play] Clark Kent after that [in Superman Lives], and I used to be already growing this alien otherness enjoying this angel,” he instructed the outlet. “That could be a good instance of the tonality you’d’ve gotten for Kal-El and for Clark Kent: Clark would’ve been a little bit extra amusing however Kal-El [had] the sensitivity and the goodness and the vulnerability and all these emotions that had been form of angelic and likewise terrifying.”

Final month, filmmaker Kevin Smith, who initially penned a number of draft screenplays for the scrapped Superman Lives film, reacted to seeing his imaginative and prescient of Cage as Superman in Muschietti’s movie.

“I lastly received to see Nic Cage be Superman,” Smith instructed Rolling Stone. “It has been an absolute delight for me.” He added that it was “mind-melting” after seeing the scene. 



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