Interview: "Willy's Wonderland" Director Kevin Lewis On Directing Nicolas Cage In A Silent Role And Their New Wacky Fun Horror Movie
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Nicolas Cage knows his way around awesome, risk taking career decisions. He kept his his famous surname “Coppola” hidden for people to focus on his acting career. Pulling two teeth out without any anesthesia was his method acting for 1984’s Birdy. So when he found himself a script starring as a lead with not one speaking line in a 1980’s inspired film fighting evil animatronics, the acting challenge was nothing for him.
Director Kevin Lewis, a fan of cult classic horror himself, conquered the problem of a tight budget, one month long shooting schedule with classic 80’s filmmaking trickery of practical effects. He was supposed to have made another film, but thank goodness for the growing fans of 2021’s newest comedy-horror streaming hit, fate had him in the right place at the right time.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app