- Cage recalled the disagreeable expertise working with a horse named Rain Man on his newest film.
- “I at all times had nice experiences with horses, however Rain Man wished to kill me,” he stated.
- It was for the film, “Butcher’s Crossing,” during which he performs a person getting down to discover the West.
Nicolas Cage had a significant gripe with a horse named Rain Man that he needed to work with on his upcoming Western, “Butcher’s Crossing.”
In accordance with Cage, Rain Man wished to kill him.
“Rain Man stored attempting to knock me off and would attempt to run my head into roofs, after which I would get off and attempt to be good to him, and he would headbutt me. It was not enjoyable,” Cage revealed throughout The Hollywood Reporter’s actors roundtable chat that included Cage, Andrew Garfield, Peter Dinklage, Jonathan Majors, and Simon Rex.
“I’ve at all times had good experiences with animals,” he continued. “I at all times had nice experiences with horses, however Rain Man wished to kill me.”
The opposite actors within the roundtable had been taken by Cage’s story. Majors believed he might need additionally labored with the horse, too; whereas Garfield informed Cage to maintain speaking about Rain Man.
Cage went on to say there was one other second when he was on Rain Man in a scene that featured a herd of bison and the actor wasn’t assured he’d get away from them as a result of Rian Man was so troublesome to experience. However the largest scare got here throughout the closing shot he did for the film.
“The director’s identify was Gabe [Polsky],” Cage stated. “The final shot, it was similar to, ‘Gabe, I am not getting on a horse once more.'”
Lastly, after some dialogue Cage agreed to get on the horse for the final shot.
“So I received on the horse and actually, once more, he stored attempting to throw me off,’ Cage continued. “I used to be like, ‘That is it. That was my final shot, and also you needed to make it nearly like a stunt. You probably did make it a stunt. You nearly killed me on my final shot within the film.’ As you may inform, I’ve received post-traumatic stress dysfunction from Rain Man.”
Polsky didn’t instantly reply to Insider’s request for remark.
“Butcher’s Crossing,” primarily based on the 1960 novel by John Williams, follows an Ivy League dropout who units out to discover the American West within the late 1800s. He ultimately joins a staff of buffalo hunters. The film at present would not have a launch date.