The actor said, "I know that sounds powerfully abstract," when he mentioned he could recall being in his mom's womb.
During a recent appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Nicolas Cage was in excellent form. The Renfield actor and the show's presenter Stephen Colbert participated in a game of "Questionert" in a tape that was made public. When the television host questioned the Oscar winner about his earliest recollection as a youngster, Cage gave one of his most vivid answers. The answer about his oldest childhood memory then came across as the most bizarre answer to be expected of him, as he replies that he can recall the time when he was in his mother's womb, according to PEOPLE.
The 58-year-old actor responded by saying he thinks it sounds really far out and he wouldn't even know if it was real or not but sometimes he thinks his earliest memory goes all the way back to when he was in utero when he had the feeling that he could see faces in the dark or something. He continued telling Colbert how it does sound quite abstract but that it might've actually happened. Since he's no longer in utero, he thinks he must have heard the vocal vibrations resonating through to him and conjured up the faces at that time.
Reflecting further, Cage added, "That's going way back. I don't know. That comes to mind... I don't even know if I remember being in utero, but that thought has crossed my mind." The interview went on with further hilariously bizarre questions with some honest inputs from the National Treasure actor. Other classic Cage responses came from him and Nicholas Hoult, who recently discussed their vampire comedy-horror movie with Yahoo! Entertainment. The legendary performer remembered eating live cockroaches during filming a scene for his 1988 cult classic Vampire's Kiss. After being questioned about whether he provided his co-star any advice for eating bugs in Renfield, Cage told 33-year-old Hoult about the incident.
"Oh yeah, I ate it twice, because the director did it just to prank me," Cage shared. On the Colbert Show last month, when talking about some of his past ventures, the TV host asked Cage to name his five favorite movies that he has worked on. Cage had no trouble giving the list, "I'm gonna start with Pig, that's my favorite movie I ever made. I love Mandy, the movie Panos [Cosmatos] directed. I love Bringing Out the Dead, Martin Scorsese directed. I loved Bad Lieutenant, Werner Herzog. I love the movie called Joe, that David Gordon Green directed," he said.
Upon getting asked what is the actor's preferred action movie that isn't about him, he said that it is the movie starring the legendary martial artist Bruce Lee. Cage remarked, "I would have to go with Bruce Lee's Enter the Dragon."
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