American actor Nicolas Cage to star in fantasy series Highfire for Paramount+ service. The actor will voice a dragon addicted to vodka. Deadline reports. Before that, we reported on the first details of the film “National Treasure 3” with Nicolas Cage.
The project is based on the book “The Last Dragon” by Irish writer Eoin Colfer. According to the plot, the dragons that previously ruled the Earth are now living out the remnants of life in the Louisiana swamp. Lord Highfire ruled the dragons from his nest, and now he hides among the alligators, watches cable TV and drinks obscene amounts of vodka to pass the time. But everything changes when the dragon encounters a teenager named Squib in trouble, and their joint struggle for survival becomes the foundation of an unexpected friendship.
Viewers are promised a series that combines a harsh crime thriller with a dose of magical realism.
Premiering at Paramount+.