Nicolas Cage is ready to voice a dragon in a brand new Amazon Prime collection, Highfire.
In accordance with Deadline, Cage will voice the dragon within the live-action present which is predicated on Eoin Colfer’s crime thriller novel.
In contrast to the novel, the brand new fantasy drama will likely be aimed toward an grownup viewers and centres on a dragon (Highfire) who lives in swamp in Louisiana. As reported in Deadline, Highfire is a “vodka-drinking, Flashdance-loving dragon who lives an remoted existence within the bayous of Louisiana.”
While there, he reportedly kinds an unlikely friendship with a teen known as Squib and the pair assist one another to outlive.
Cage is ready to government produce the venture alongside collection creator Davey Holmes and Andrew Mittman.
An outline for the collection reads: “As soon as upon a time, dragons dominated the earth and Lord Highfire dominated the dragons from his eyrie. However this isn’t as soon as upon a time, that is now, and now all Lord Highfire guidelines is his shack in Louisiana’s Honey Island Swamp.
“Highfire has turn into plain outdated ‘Vern’ and, by day, he hides out among the many alligators, watches cable-TV and drinks obscene quantities of vodka to cross the time.
“It isn’t a lot of a life however he’s alive to reside it, and Vern is ready do no matter it takes – even when its violent – to protect his personal conceal. When Vern’s world collides with a human teen named Squib, who turns into combined up in some hassle whereas operating booze for the native mob, their mutual wrestle for survival turns into entangled in probably the most unlikely of friendships.”
Again in Could, it was revealed that Cage has been cast to play Tiger King star Joe Exotic in an upcoming scripted collection.
In accordance with Variety, an eight-episode collection is being produced by Think about Tv Studios and CBS Tv Studios. It is going to be based mostly on the Texas Month-to-month article Joe Unique: A Darkish Journey Into The World Of A Man Gone Wild, by Leif Reigstad.
Written and government produced by American Vandal‘s Dan Lagana, the story will centre round Joe Schreibvogel (AKA Joe Unique), an eccentric, unique zookeeper in Oklahoma who fights to maintain his park even on the danger of dropping his sanity. It’s going to discover how he turned Joe Unique, and the way he misplaced himself to a personality of his personal creation.