Nicolas Cage has opened up about previously rejecting roles in major film franchises to prioritise spending time with his family.
The actor plays a fictionalised version of himself in the forthcoming action film The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, starring alongside Pedro Pascal and Tiffany Haddish.
As well as Weston, Cage has a 16-year-old son, Kal-El, and is expecting another child with his wife Riko Shabata later this year.
“I turned down Lord of the Rings and I turned down Matrix because I didn’t want to go to New Zealand for three years or Australia for three years because I needed to be home with my son Weston.
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