Nicholas Cage admits eating live cockroaches once for a film

 Nicholas Cage opens up that he once ate live cockroaches on camera and now feels ‘sorry for doing it at all’.

The film star had told yahoo entertainment about a regret that he has in his life for eating two cockroaches on camera. During the production of his 1988 horror comedy “Vampire’s Kiss”, the movie’s script demanded him to gulp a raw egg whilst Cage went with eating the roaches instead. He later replied, “I saw it as a business decision because when people see the cockroach go in my mouth…they really react.”

In Cage’s recent film “Renfield”, This act was reenacted by his co-star Nicholas Hoult as now the insects were fake. “The cockroaches I got to eat in this were caramel,” Hoult told Yahoo Entertainment. “I also had crickets that were actually quite yummy; they were salt and vinegar flavored or barbecue smoky flavored.”

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The Oscar-winning actor also told Yahoo that eating insects could eradicate read-world problems. He further adds “ If you could get rid of your fear, your phobia of eating insects, you could solve world starvation,” Nicholas Cage said. “High protein, no fat, excellent nutrients, abundance. They’re everywhere! But nope — not gonna happen.”

Universal Pictures “Renfield” is now playing worldwide across theaters. 

Anoosha Khan
Anoosha Khan

Anoosha Khan is a film critic and entertainment editor based in the UK. She has been reporting about celebs and movies for WatchinUK for the past year.

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