Los Angeles, July 29 : Actor Nicolas Cage says he was such an angry young man during his teenage years that his aggression could have even landed him in jail.
However, the 49-year-old, who has been part of some great aggressive flicks like "The Rock", "Face/Off", "Gone in 60 Seconds" and "Lord Of War", thanks his profession for not letting him stray from the right path, reports thesun. co. uk
"Wish I had not been so angry at 18. I was a pretty wild guy with a lot of energy. I was into punk rock and didn't know where I was fitting in," Cage said.
New Delhi, April 8 : Actor Nicolas Cage says he connects with the character of Grug in the movie "The Croods", which hits screens April 19.
Change doesn't come easily in the family entertainer to father Grug, whose stubbornness is matched only by his love for his clan and by his heroic work ethic. For Grug, there are no weekends, holidays or sick days.
Cage, who has two sons Weston, 22 and Kal-El, seven, in real life, feels all parents tend to be a little over-protective about their children - and why not.
Los Angeles, March 13 - Actor Nicolas Cage regrets turning down a chance to voice the friendly green character Shrek for the 2001 film.
Cage was initially asked to voice Shrek, but the 49-year-old didn't want to "look like an ogre". The job eventually went to Mike Myers, but Cage admits he sometimes regrets turning the animated movie down, reports thesun. co. uk.
Acclaimed Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage would soon be back as the fiery skull head on a chopper, playing the role of Johnny Blaze, a professional stunt motor-cyclist who trades his soul to Satan and eventually becomes a fire-blazing vigilante.
The Oscar winning actor Nicolas Cage has recently lost a huge chunk of his multi-million dollar empire that has left him bankrupt. The actor is doing all types of roles and saying ‘yes’ to every movie that comes his way. Recent reports suggest that Nicolas cage is not only bad with money; the guy is bad with women too.
Washington, Dec 25 : Nicolas Cage has been sued by a real estate company over failing to repay more than 5 million dollars in loans.
Cage, 45, has said that he''s facing financial ruin after allegedly being duped by his former accountant.
Lawyers for Red Curb Investments have alleged that the ‘City of Angels’ star, his former accountant and a mortgage broker defrauded them by not disclosing Cage''s true financial picture, including his 6.3-million-dollar tax debt.
London, Dec 25 First his partner sued him and now Hollywood star Nicolas Cage is facing another multi-million dollar lawsuit filed by a real estate company.
The 45-year-old, who says he is facing financial ruin after allegedly being duped by his former accountant, is being sued by Red Curb Investments claiming that the actor failed to repay more than $5 million in loans.
Washington, November 19 : Nicolas Cage recently met pirates imprisoned in Kenya, as part of his job as a U. N. Goodwill Ambassador on Drugs and Crime.
The `Con Air' actor visited Shimo La Tewa prison in the Kenyan coastal town of Mombasa to interact with suspected Somali pirates awaiting trial and know the reason behind the increase in piracy in the Indian Ocean.
Cage insisted that he wanted to hear the pirates' stories, reports Fox News.
Los Angeles - The former financial manager of actor Nicolas Cage has fired back at the Hollywood movie star, claiming in a lawsuit that Cage was a compulsive spender who ignored all warnings to rein in his lavish lifestyle, People reported Tuesday.
Cage sued Samuel Levin last month for 25 million dollars, claiming that the accountant led him on a path to financial ruin that included the foreclosure of many of his houses.
London, Nov 13 - Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage's rocker son, Weston, went wild in Hollywood after he spotted paparazzi taking shots of him and his girlfriend.
The camera-shy teenager, who fronts the band Eyes of Nocturne, has become the latest celebrity to lash out at photographers, reported femalefirst. co. uk
"He just went wild. At one point, he pushed the snapper to the floor," said a source.
But he won't be facing battery charges.
London, Oct 30 - August Coppola, actor Nicolas Cage's father and filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola's brother, has died of a heart attack.
The 75-year-old suffered the attack Tuesday, reports imdb. com.
He used to teach literature and was the dean of creative arts at California's San Francisco State University. August Coppola had divorced Cage's mother Joy Vogelsang in 1976.
Besides Cage, Coppola is survived by sons Christopher and Marc and three grandchildren. (IANS)
Voices of: Nicolas Cage, Penelope Cruz
Direction: Hoyt H. Yeatman Jr.
Rating: **& 1/2
A seamless blend of live-action and animation, G-Force fits easily into the ever-burgeoning genre of 3-D cartoons.
Designed to enthrall the audience with state-of-the-art technology, it marks the directorial debut of Hoyt H. Yeatman Jr., a visual-effects veteran whose resume includes. E. T.: The Extra- Terrestrial and several productions of Jerry Bruckheimer.
Expectedly, there are plenty of chases and thrill-a-second action set pieces.
London, Oct 23 : Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage has finally found a buyer for his Bel Air mansion in Los Angeles.
The property has reportedly sold for a fraction of his original asking price.
The ‘Conair’ star had first put the home, which once belonged to Tom Jones and Dean Martin, on the market in 2007 with a massive 23.3 million pounds price tag.
However, after 12 months, he dropped the price to 11.7 million pounds and later set up a silent auction, with bids starting at 6.6 million pounds - 28 per cent of the original asking price.
London, Oct 3 Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage is in financial trouble, since a bank is suing him for breach of contract.
The actor is facing a $2 million lawsuit for allegedly breaching contract on an agreed monthly sum to East West Bank, reported imdb.com.
The bank officials claim they extended Cage a line of credit in August 2007 and he agreed to pay $11,590 per month until the debt was paid.
But the bank alleges that Cage missed payment for May, June, July and September.
East West financiers are now demanding the return of the entire sum, plus costs. (IANS)