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Nicolas Cage Takes His First TV Role Since 1981

He'll play Joe Exotic

(Newser) - Almost 40 years after appearing in unsuccessful ABC pilot Best of Times under the name Nicolas Coppola, Nicolas Cage is returning to the small screen. Cage will play zoo owner Joe Exotic in an eight-part series based on the same Texas Monthly article as Netflix docuseries Tiger King, the AV...

Nicolas Cage Just Took on the Most Nicolas Cage Role Yet

He'll be playing ... Nic Cage in a bizarre-sounding new film once a deal with Lionsgate is wrapped up

(Newser) - If you thought 2002's Adaptation —in which Nicolas Cage plays a mirror image of himself as twin brothers—was appealingly strange, his next movie is about to get even more meta. Actually, Nic Cage fans who've thought any of his movies are strange (and many qualify) will...

Nicolas Cage's NYT Interview as Magical as You'd Hope

He talks about cobras, a grail quest, and Monopoly with Johnny Depp

(Newser) - If you thought a New York Times profile of Nicolas Cage might be a magical and atypical ride, you're right. David Marchese sat down twice with the actor, and the wide-ranging interview that results is chock full of gems about Cage's early days, why he does so many...

Nicolas Cage's 96-Hour Wife: You Still Owe Me Spousal Support

Erika Koike responds to actor's annulment filing

(Newser) - Nicolas Cage was only married to Erika Koike for four days , but she still wants spousal support. That's according to legal documents she filed that were obtained by TMZ . Cage filed for an annulment shortly after the couple's March 23 Las Vegas wedding, claiming he "reacted on...

Nicolas Cage's 4th Marriage Lasts 4 Days

He files for annulment after marrying Erika Koike

(Newser) - The fourth time wasn't a charm for Nicolas Cage: The actor has filed for an annulment just four days after getting married for the fourth time, People reports. Court records show that Cage and girlfriend Erika Koike received a marriage license in Las Vegas on Saturday and Cage submitted...

Nicolas Cage Delivers in His 'Craziest Role'

He's on a mission for revenge in 'Mandy'

(Newser) - Throw together revenge, demons, a cult, and a whole lot of blood and you've got Panos Cosmatos' Mandy , making a splash with a 95% rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes . The film stars Nicolas Cage as a lumberjack living peacefully in a cabin the woods with his girlfriend, Mandy...

Nicolas Cage, Vince Neil Caught Brawling in Vegas

Cage stepped in after Neil allegedly assaulted a woman

(Newser) - It's like Batman v. Superman but somehow even more bloated. The New York Daily News reports 55-year-old Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil got into a physical fight with 52-year-old actor Nicolas Cage Thursday in Las Vegas. The fight broke out around 5pm at the Aria Hotel on...

Nicolas Cage Returns Stolen Dinosaur Skull

He bought the fossil, smuggled from Mongolia, for $276K

(Newser) - Remember that dinosaur skull in Nicolas Cage's collection? It's now in the hands of US authorities who say it was stolen from Mongolia. Cage isn't accused of stealing the Tyrannosaurus bataar skull himself; his publicist says he bought it from a Beverly Hills gallery in March 2007...

11 Insane Celeb Conspiracy Theories

Yes, there are people on Planet Earth who apparently believe these

(Newser) - Conspiracy theories are not just limited to the worlds of science and politics: Radar rounds up 20 of the wackiest conspiracy theories ... in Hollywood. And yes, all of them are real (in some minds):
  • OJ Simpson, not Robert Kardashian, is Khloe Kardashian's real dad.
  • Siblings Michael and LaToya Jackson

4 Stars Who Lived in Haunted Houses

Are you really surprised Nicolas Cage is one of them?

(Newser) - It's officially Halloween season, at least according to the candy aisle in your local supermarket, so to get in the spirit, the Stir offers up this list of seven celebrities who've lived in haunted houses. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out the full list...

Stars Who Rushed to the Altar ... and Stayed Together

Sometimes quickie engagements, marriages work out

(Newser) - In Hollywood, sometimes you get engaged after just six months and end up splitting after 72 days of marriage . But, shockingly, there are other examples of hasty celebrity weddings that appear to have worked out. From the Huffington Post :
  • Carey Mulligan started dating Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford in

16 Celebs Married to Regular People

Not all stars are married to other boldface names

(Newser) - Not every celebrity relationship is of the Kim-Kanye variety: Huffington Post rounds up 16 celebrities married to refreshingly "regular" joes:
  • Patrick Dempsey: Married to hairstylist and makeup artist Jillian Fink since 1999.
  • Paul Rudd: Married to film crew member Julie Yaeger.

10 Celebs Who've Had Big Time Tax Troubles

The latest: Mary J. Blige

(Newser) - Just because you're rich and famous doesn't mean you always bother to pay your tax bill. HLN lists 10 celebrities who've gotten in serious money trouble with Uncle Sam:
  • New Jersey just hit Mary J. Blige with a tax lien of more than $900,000. She was

12 Celebs With Strange Pets

Miley Cyrus is the latest, although she doesn't actually own hers...

(Newser) - For Miley Cyrus' 20th birthday, PETA gave her a pig—sort of. The animal rights organization decided to sponsor a rescued pig named Nora in Miley's name, since the singer-actress "spends so much time encouraging others to help animals," a VP explains. In fact, Cyrus even asked...

DVD Shop Gets Revenge on Nic Cage Via Photoshop

He won't return two movies, so store is mocking him on Facebook

(Newser) - New entry in the Nicolas Cage chronicles: A DVD shop in LA says he won't return two movies he rented a few months ago and owes about $225 in late fees, reports TMZ . As a result, Old Bank DVD has started poking fun at Cage on its Facebook page...

14 Stars Related to Other Stars

Seems like lots of Hollywood celebs are cousins

(Newser) - Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon got a bit of a surprise when they went on PBS' Finding Your Roots and discovered … they're actually distant cousins, Zap2It reports. "Talk about six degrees of separation, right?" jokes host Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. In the Huffington Post , 14 more...

Ghost Rider Pretty Much a Joke

But Nicolas Cage seems to get it: critics

(Newser) - Critics agree: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance is ridiculous. But they're divided over whether the silliness of the sequel, once again starring Nicolas Cage as the devilish superhero, is funny or just bad.
  • In the Merced Sun-Star , Roger Moore calls the movie "a profoundly silly mash-up of comic

Superman Debut Comic Sells for $2.16M

Man of Steel issue busts comic record

(Newser) - Look up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's the price Action Comics No. 1 just fetched at auction. Superman's iconic debut issue grabbed a whopping $2.16 million in an online auction that started at just $1, the BBC reports. The...

11 Celebrity Ghost Stories

Famous people have spooky encounters, too

(Newser) - Betty Confidential was at New York Comic Con recently, where it caught one particularly spooky panel: “Celebrity Ghost Stories.” Read on, if you dare:
  • Kate Hudson: Apparently one of the most haunted celebs around, Hudson says she’s seen ghosts more times than she can number, including

Cage: Naked Guy Broke Into My House, Ate Fudgesicle

And no, it was not funny

(Newser) - Add this to your file of weird Nicolas Cage stories : While promoting his new movie Trespass, a home invasion thriller, Cage told the Toronto Film Festival quite a story about a home invasion he actually went through. "It was two in the morning. I was living in Orange County...

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