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Nicolas Cage set to start filming new movie in Baton Rouge next week

Posted at 9:59 PM, Aug 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-02 22:59:17-04

Residents in Baton Rouge might soon see a famous face around town starting next week.

According to the Advocate, Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage is set to start filming a new movie downtown next week, a police thriller called "10 Double Zero."

Cage will play a detective "infamous for crossing the line when he has to."

"10 Double Zero" was written by Academy Award winner Nick Vallelonga. Cage's co-stars include Paul Sloan and Murielle Telio.

Parts of downtown Baton Rouge will be closed for filming from Tuesday, August 6 through Saturday, August 10.

Read The Advocate's full story here.