According to DeadlineNicolas Cage has signed on to star in A24’s next comedy, titled Dream scenariowhich is produced by Midsummer filmmaker Ari Aster. This marks the Oscar-winning actor’s latest comedy venture after his much-praised meta performance in The unbearable weight of massive talent.
Dream scenario is written and directed by Kristoffer Borgli. Further details about its plot and characters are still being kept under wraps. The film is produced by Aster and Lars Knudsen for Square Peg together with Jacob Jaffke, Tyler Campellone and A24.
The upcoming project will officially be the latest collaboration with Aster and the studio, which has worked together on all of Aster’s films, such as Hereditary, Midsummerand the future Disappointment Blvd. starring Joaquin Phoenix. However, Dream scenario marks the first project that Aster will not direct.
After well-received performances in the drama thriller Pig and the action comedy The unbearable weight of massive talent, Cage will next be seen in the Western drama film Butcher’s Crossing and Universal Pictures’ horror comedy film Renfieldwhere he will appear as Dracula.