Seldom is there news as equally amazing as it is strange. This fits the bill. In the upcoming Teen Titans Go! film, starring the heroes the same name, they will be joined by Nicolas Cage. That’s right. Nicolas Cage will be reprising the role Superman that he was once deprived . Cage was cast as the Kryptonian in Tim Burton’s Superman Lives, which course, didn’t see the light day.
In an interview with USA Today, executive producer Sam Register shared, “Every superhero in the DC Universe has an impact on the fans, so we felt a great responsibility to find a voice for each character that would not only suit the role, but the playful tone the Titans, and we’re thrilled with our cameo cast.” Cage will be sharing his voice alongside Lil Yachty as Green Lantern and Halsey as Wonder Woman.
The upcoming film appears to be a giant fan-casting gone right. The film is out July 27th but we will have to wait and see the other cameo announcements to be made. In the meantime, enjoy a video Nic Cage in a prototype Superman suit below.
Lil Yachty doesn’t look like he’s going anywhere any time soon. The self-proclaimed King Of Teens just released his highly anticipated album, Lil Boat 2 on Friday. The project showcased an exponential amount growth from the young artist and served as pro that he’s here to stay. Shortly after the release, it looks like he’s taking his talents to the big screen.
Lil Yachty has been tapped to play Green Lantern in the upcoming Teen Titans GO! film, USAToday reports. In addition, to Yachty, they also recruited Halsey to play Wonder Woman. According to the report, these two are the first many other celebrities to lend their voices to the film. The film’s executive producer, Sam Register, said both Yachty and Halsey are well fitting for their characters.
“Every superhero in the DC Universe has an impact on the fans, so we felt a great responsibility to find a voice for each character that would not only suit the role, but the playful tone the Titans, and we’re thrilled with our cameo cast,” Sam Register said to USAToday.
In addition to Yachty and Halsey, Robin will be played by Scott Menville, Starfire will be played by Hynden Walch, Tara Strong will take on the role Raven while the role Beast Boy will be handled by Greg Cipes.
Teen Titans GO! drops on July 27th.