Why Nicolas Cage prefers Star Trek over Star Wars

Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage has recently expressed his admiration for the Star Trek franchise, stating that he prefers it over Star Wars.

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Why Nicolas Cage prefers Star Trek over Star Wars

Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage has recently expressed his admiration for the Star Trek franchise, stating that he prefers it over Star Wars. In an interview with Kevin Polowy of Yahoo Entertainment, Cage revealed his preference for the long-running science fiction series.

"I'm a Trekkie, man," Cage said, when asked about co-star Pedro Pascal's desire to see him in the Star Wars universe. Cage's comments have sparked widespread speculation on social media and among fans of the Star Trek franchise, with many hoping to see him in a future project.

Fans have suggested that Cage could play a guest role in one of the many Star Trek TV shows, such as Discovery, Strange New Worlds, or Lower Decks. Many have also put forth the idea that Cage could be a Starfleet Academy classmate of the USS Cerrito's Captain Carol Freeman, or even play himself in a nod to the holodeck episodes of The Next Generation.

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Cage went on to explain his preference for Star Trek over Star Wars, stating that "What science fiction is really all about, and why it's such an important genre, is that you can say whatever you want, however you feel.

You put it on a different planet, you put it in a different time or in the future, and you can express your thoughts like Orwell or whomever in the science-fiction format. And Star Trek really embraced that." Nicolas Cage is a highly accomplished actor with a career spanning several decades.

He has appeared in numerous critically acclaimed films and has received numerous awards and nominations for his performances. Cage has starred in a wide variety of roles, from action films like "Con Air" and "Gone in 60 Seconds," to dramas such as "Leaving Las Vegas" and "Adaptation," for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor.

Cage is well-known for his distinctive and frequently eccentric personal style in addition to his work as an actor. He has featured in a lot of online memes and has evolved into a sort of cultural symbol. Despite his reputation for weirdness, Cage enjoys high regard in the entertainment sector for his talent, commitment, and love of his work.

He has a lengthy history of hit movies under his belt and is still one of Hollywood's most sought-after performers today.

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