Nicolas Cage Shoots Down Idea Fans Will Ever See Him In A ‘Star Wars’ Project, Explains He’s A ‘Trekkie’

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At a glance

  • “I’m not really down,” Cage explained. “I’m a Trekkie, man. I’m on the Star Trek Enterprise. That’s where I roll.”
  • “I’m not in the ‘Star Wars’ family,” the superstar actor added. “I’m in the ‘Star Trek’ family.”
  • The “Ghost Rider” star explained how he “grew up watching [William] Shatner” and thought the new generation of actors in the “Star Trek” franchise like Chris Pine were “terrific in the movies.”

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