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Nicolas Cage to play a superhero in next

india Updated: Dec 17, 2009 11:27 IST
Nicholas Cage

Hollywood star Nicolas Cage is set to play a superhero in his latest movie


but unfortunately for the actor his character has no superpowers in the film.

The comedy follows young comic-book fan Dave Lizewski, played by Aaron Johnson, who dreams of becoming a real-life superhero. He creates a new identity called


and assembles his own costume ready to fight crime,

Sun online


However, his creation inspires a number of copycat wannabe superheroes, including the pair of Big Daddy played by Cage and his daughter Hit Girl, played by Chloe Moretz. The film forges a relationship with another fledgling superhero Red Mist enacted by Christopher Mintz-Plasse and the duo's relationship is put to the test when they take on local mob boss Frank D'Amico Mark Strong.

The movie's projec release date is April 2010.