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Nicolas Cage to Produce and Star in "Liberace"

July 25, 2006 (3:40 am) GMT
Nicolas Cage is about to headline "Liberace".
Nicolas Cage

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Cage is producing the project, tentatively titled "Liberace", via his Saturn Films production company based on a script by Aaron Seltzer and Jason Friedberg.

No studio has been attached, though Cage is said to be meeting with directors in the weeks to come, and is said to want to go before cameras as early as October of this year.

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