Nicolas Cage in ANDRE!November 22, 2010
Actor Nicolas Cage has undergone extensive reconstructive surgery in order to play the title role in ANDRE!, the new biopic about wrestler Andre the Giant. Spending six months in a private plastic surgery hospital in the Dutch Antilles, Cage had his arms and legs surgically extended and spent his recuperation eating pie. Once word of his transformation leaked out, massive wrestling fan David Hasselhoff requested, and won, the role of Andre’s best friend, Chico Littlebiscuits. Also starring in the film are William H. Macy as Wallace Shawn and Owen Wilson as Hulk Hogan. ANDRE! is planned for a direct-to-DVD release in late summer 2013.