He is here!
No we are not joking! Hollywood superstar Nicholas Cage is in Cyprus for the filming of his new film “Jiu-Jitsu”.
Cyprus Airports posted a picture of Nicolas Cage on Twitter, as the actor arrived in Cyprus on Thursday.
Larnaka airport is excited to have welcomed Academy Award Winning actor Nicholas Cage to #Cyprus!
Cage will be starring in the new movie, “Jui Jitsu”, which will be filmed exclusively on the island. We wish Cage good luck, and we look forward to the future of filming in Cyprus! pic.twitter.com/Cebiq87Ild
— Cyprus Airports (@CyprusAeropolis) June 20, 2019
Who is Nicholas Cage?
Nicolas Kim Coppola (born January 7, 1964), known professionally as Nicolas Cage, is an American actor and filmmaker. During his early career, Cage starred in a variety of films such as Valley Girl (1983), Racing with the Moon (1984), Birdy (1984), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), Raising Arizona (1987), Moonstruck (1987), Vampire’s Kiss (1989), Wild at Heart (1990), Fire Birds (1990), Honeymoon in Vegas (1992), and Red Rock West (1993).
Cage received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance as an alcoholic Hollywood writer in Leaving Las Vegas (1995) before coming to the attention of wider audiences with mainstream films, such as The Rock (1996), Face/Off (1997), Con Air (1997) and City of Angels (1998).
He earned his second Academy Award nomination for his performance as Charlie and Donald Kaufman in Adaptation (2002). He also directed the film Sonny (2002), for which he was nominated for Grand Special Prize at Deauville Film Festival. Cage owns the production company Saturn Films and has produced films such as Shadow of the Vampire (2000) and The Life of David Gale (2003).
He has also appeared in National Treasure (2004), Lord of War (2005), Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009), and Kick-Ass (2010). Films such as Ghost Rider (2007) and Knowing (2009) were box office successes.
In the 2010s, he has starred in The Croods (2013), Joe (2014), Mom and Dad (2018), Mandy (2018), and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018), and appeared as narrator in the documentary Love, Antosha (2019).