Nicholas Cage claims to have invented his own acting technique and plans on writing a book about it.
Nicholas Cage is an American actor, producer, and director who has appeared in 60 films. Here on the internet however, he is perhaps most famous for his “you don’t say” face, which has resulted in the creation of one the most annoying but relatable memes in all of internet history.
Chances are however, that that notorious face, along with any other hilarious expression he’s made in his acting career, were achieved through his very own acting method. Cage formally studied acting for about 6 months, but when that didn’t work out, he looked to thesps like Robert De Niro and Laurence Oliver as models at various points in his career.
But, “by the time [he] got around to Vampire’s Kiss and Bad Lieutenant, [ he] realized that [he’d]created [his] own style and process and school of acting which is called Noveau Shamantic.” Cage hasn’t revealed any details about his technique, but does plan on writing a book about it at some point.
In his own words: "By the time I got around to Vampire's Kiss and then Bad Lieutenant and now this movie, Drive Angry and then also Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, I had realized that I'd developed my own style and process and school of acting which is called Nouveau Shamanic. That's the new style of acting and at some point I'll have to write a book."