Nicolas Cage will finally get to play Superman, in 'Teen Titans'

Nicolas Cage will finally get to play Superman, in 'Teen Titans'

The actor, once famously set to play Superman in a cancelled project more than two decades back, will now be given the same opportunity again, albeit as an animated character in the upcoming Teen Titans Go! movie.

Teen Titans Go! To the Movies will also feature Will Arnett as Deathstroke and Kristen Bell as the filmmaker trying to corral the Titans into their first movie. How big? Well he once owned a copy of Superman's 1938's comic book debut, which he later sold for $2.1 million. According to USA Today, they are the first of several more high-profile celebrities meant to voice additional DC characters in the movie. That's right. Nicolas Cage will be reprising the role of Superman that he was once deprived of. If not Superman, we wouldn't say no to Cage as the new Lex Luthor. Earlier this week, the singer Halsey joined the cast as Wonder Woman, while rapper Lil Yachty signed on to play Green Lantern.

Nicolas Cage will finally get to grace the screen as Superman! Cage nearly took on the role of Superman for director Tim Burton in the Kevin Smith-scripted Superman Lives, but production troubles prevented the film from ever getting off the ground.

So what do you need to know about Teen Titans Go! to the Movies?

Teen Titans Go! To the Movies trailer Teen Titans Go! Aaron Horvath and Peter Rida Michail are co-directing from a screenplay co-written by Michael Jelenic. To The Movies. This spin-off of the popular Cartoon Network show finds the title characters - including Robin, Cyborg, Raven, Beast Boy, and Starfire - heading to Hollywood in hopes of getting a movie made about their adventures.

Warners Bros. describes the movie as "a fresh, gleefully clever, kid-appropriately crass and tongue-in-cheek play on the superhero genre, complete with musical numbers".

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