by: Sammy Mink
Nicolas Cage is set to star in supernatural thriller PAY THE GHOST. The story kicks off on Halloween night when an NYU professor’s young son is mysteriously abducted. A year later, he begins to sense his presence in frightening ways. A string of terrifying clues draws him to search for the boy throughout New York, where he uncovers ancient secrets and discovers a vicious, vengeful spirit. The script was written on spec by Dan Kay and producer Ian Levy based on a short story written by Tim Lebbon.
Cage is known for his roles in thrillers like “Gone in Sixty Seconds,” “The Wicker Man” and “Ghost Rider.” Most recently, he starred in indie drama “Joe” and crime/thriller “Rage” which follows Cage as a retired mobster who rounds up the old gang after his daughter is kidnapped. His upcoming projects include the third installment of the “National Treasure” series, Vic Armstrong’s sci-fi thriller “Left Behind” and Paul Schrader’s “The Dying of the Light” starring Anton Yelchin.
Cage is repped by CAA and Kritzer Levine Wilkins Griffin Nilon Entertainment.