Here is wax figure Nicolas Cage, trying to get along with actual Nicolas Cage at Paris's Musée Grévin on Sunday. Have you ever seen a wax figure look so fundamentally disinterested in his counterpart? I'm worried about their chemistry. Hopefully, they bonded just a little bit over the complicated life of a stunt motorcyclist who's often engulfed in flames and acting as jazz. Not everyone can share these interests, wax figure Nic and actual Nic. Go have a cigarette together, or something. [Via]
The trailer for Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, the sequel to the 2007 cinematic masterpiece, Ghost Rider, has it all: creepy precocious child actors, talking skeleton demons all ablaze, the devil taking on human form, a guy with blond hair. Topped off with the ultimate coup de grâce that is Nic (insert facial tic) Cage. Already we see him on a motorcycle, we see him cracking jokes, we see him doubled over, his body racked with sobs. Ah yes, right where we left him.
Blackfilm.com reports that at a recent press conference for his flaming-skulls-and-motorcycles movie Ghost Rider, Nicolas Cage started things off by demanding to know if any of the gathered reporters were from Entertainment Weekly, "clearly indicating that he's not a fan of their magazine." Pressed further for what EW—who generally demonstrate an "up with movie stars!" editorial bias—might have done to earn the ire of the Inscrutably Hairlined One, Cage instantly launched into a diatribe about narrowmindedness and the nature of true art: