May 17, 2022
The comedy The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent arrives on digital June 7 and on 4K Ultra HD combo pack (plus Blu-ray and digital), Blu-ray combo pack (plus DVD and digital), DVD and on demand June 21 from Lionsgate.
Starring as himself is Nicolas Cage (Best Actor, Leaving Las Vegas, 1995; “National Treasure” franchise, Gone in 60 Seconds, The Rock). Creatively unfulfilled and facing financial ruin, the fictionalized version of Cage accepts a million-dollar offer to attend the birthday of a dangerous superfan (Pedro Pascal). Things take an unexpected turn when Cage is recruited by a CIA operative (Tiffany Haddish) and he must use his legendary acting skills, channeling his most iconic and beloved characters to become a real-life action hero.
Also starring are Sharon Horgan, Ike Barinholtz, Alessandra Mastronardi, Jacob Scipio and Neil Patrick Harris.
Bonus features on 4K, Blu-ray and digital include deleted scenes (with optional audio commentary by writer-director Tom Gormican and writer-executive producer Kevin Etten); several featurettes; a SXSW Film Festival Q&A; and audio commentary by Gormican and Etten.
Special features on DVD include the deleted scenes; the SXSW Film Festival Q&A; and the audio commentary.