Lionsgate has set a March 19, 2021 extensive-release date for “The Unbearable Bodyweight of Enormous Talent,” the meta motion comedy that stars Nicolas Cage as a version of himself.

Tom Gormican is directing the film based mostly on the screenplay he wrote with Kevin Etten. Kevin Turen is manufacturing.

The plot: Creatively unfulfilled and dealing with money destroy, the fictionalized version of Cage have to acknowledge a $one million supply to attend the birthday of a tremendous fan. When things acquire a wildly unsafe flip, Cage is compelled to reside up to his have legend, channeling his most iconic and beloved on-monitor people in purchase to help you save himself and his beloved ones.

The task has been percolating considering the fact that November, when Lionsgate entered remaining negotiations for the film, to be helmed by Gormican, who created the Fox comedy sequence “Ghosted” that Etten executive made.

Cage’s latest genre credits incorporate cult hit “Mandy,” and he is starring in “Wally’s Wonderland,” “Primal” and the Southern Gothic thriller “Grand Isle.”

The pic joins “John Wick Chapter 4” on Lionsgate’s 2021 release calendar. Overall, the March 19 date future year already has been staked out by United Artists Releasing’s “Tomb Raider 2” with Alicia Vikander and the future installment in Paramount’s “Paranormal Activity” franchise.