Despite garnering colossal praise for his exceptional performances in critically acclaimed shows, including Game of Thrones and Narcos, Disney’s The Mandalorian was the show that skyrocketed Pedro Pascal’s career. And even though fans have agreed that no other actor can match the performance of Pascal as the compassionate bounty hunter, Pascal has quite the contrary thought.
After his work on The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, Pascal went on to express his respect for the Ghost Rider star Nicolas Cage and believes that Cage is capable of pulling off a great depiction of Din Djarin.
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Pedro Pascal believes that Nicolas Cage can pull off a perfect Mandalorian
While talking about his experience with Nicolas cage, Pedro Pascal opened up about the role he wants to witness Nicolas Cage in. And during his interview with IMDB, Pedro Pascal went on to express his desire to witness Nicolas Cage in the role of Din Djarin. He said,
“I think Nicolas Cage would be a great Mandalorian. I think that he’s so physical, that he cuts such a great silhouette. He would figure out very artistic ways to execute the role.”
Despite the actor’s desire, the possibility of witnessing Nicolas Cage in the Star Wars universe is a little far-fetched at the present. But it seems that one of the reasons behind Pascal’s success in Hollywood is Nicolas Cage.
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Nicolas Cage is an inspiration to Pedro Pascal
Pedro Pascal portrays the exorbitantly wealthy Nicolas Cage superfan in The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, it appears that the truth isn’t much different from the movie. In his interview with Variety, The Mandalorian actor expressed his respect and love for Nicolas Cage and went on to reveal that he was the biggest influence on Pascal and motivated him to become an actor. He stated,
“I am his biggest fan. I knew I wanted to be an actor quite young. I came up with this fantasy because we would go to the movies so much as a family. So, as a child, the kinds of performances that were imprinted onto my experience were yours.”
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And following Pascal’s immense respect for the Ghost Rider actor, it seems that it didn’t take a lot of convincing for him to star alongside his favorite actor in The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent. And at the present, Pascal can be deemed as one of the leading men in TV with his inclusion in many critically acclaimed shows over the years.
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent is available to stream on Apple TV.