“Actor Nicolas Cage Expresses Remorse for Consuming Stay Cockroaches in Movie”

Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage has expressed his remorse for consuming dwell cockroaches on digital camera through the making of 1998 cult comedy Vampire’s Kiss. In an interview with Yahoo Leisure, he acknowledged that he would “by no means try this once more”.

Cage stars in Vampire’s Kiss as publishing govt Peter Loew, who believes he’s turning into a vampire. In a single scene, Loew eats a dwell cockroach for breakfast that’s crawling throughout the cooker in his residence. The unique script known as for Cage to swallow a uncooked egg as an alternative, however he insisted on a cockroach to elicit a stronger response from the viewers.

“I noticed it as a enterprise choice as a result of when individuals see the cockroach go in my mouth… [they] actually react,” Cage stated within the movie’s DVD commentary observe.

In a latest interview with Mediacorp, Cage mirrored additional on the expertise of consuming bugs on digital camera. “I feel the one expertise I had in Vampire’s Kiss was sufficient,” he stated. “Each time I give it some thought I’m typically traumatised by it and I don’t ever need to do it once more or something prefer it once more.”

Cage is at present starring in Renfield, a spin-off comedy horror about Dracula’s long-suffering assistant R. M. Renfield, performed by Nicholas Hoult. On this movie, it was Hoult who needed to eat the cockroaches, not Cage.

“The cockroaches I obtained to eat on this have been caramel,” Hoult instructed Yahoo. “I additionally had crickets that have been really fairly yummy; they have been salt and vinegar-flavoured or barbecue smoky-flavoured.”

“[Nicholas] ate a potato bug, so he took it to a different stage,” Cage added. “[Potato bugs] are terrifying to me, and so are cockroaches.”

“It wasn’t good,” Hoult confirmed. “It didn’t dry out so good, and tasted each little bit of bug.”

In different Cage-related information, the Face/Off star not too long ago ranked his 5 favorite films that he’s made – together with crime drama Joe, Werner Herzog’s Dangerous Lieutenant, Martin Scorsese basic Bringing Out The Useless, surrealist horror Mandy and his favorite ever, kidnap-thriller Pig, by which he performs a truffle hunter who has to trace down his stolen hog.


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