The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent is a 2022 American black comedy action film directed by Tom Gormican from a screenplay co-written with Kevin Etten.

It stars Nicolas Cage as a fictionalized version of himself, along with a supporting cast that includes Pedro Pascal,

Sharon Horgan, Ike Barinholtz, Alessandra Mastronardi, Jacob Scipio, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tiffany Haddish.

The film had its world premiere at South by Southwest

on March 12, 2022, and is scheduled to be released in the United States on April 22, 2022, by Lionsgate.

Actor Nicolas Cage begrudgingly accepts a $1 million offer to attend the birthday of a billionaire super fan.

When things take a wild turn, Nic is forced to become a version of some of his most iconic

and beloved characters in order to extricate his wife and daughter from the fan whom the CIA has informed him is a notorious arms dealer.

In The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, actor Nicolas Cage plays a fictionalized version of himself who he said bears little resemblance to his real offscreen personality.