Hollywood star Nicolas Cage has revealed that he will no longer play Joe Exotic, the subject of the hit documentary-series "Tiger King", in a new scripted show which is not moving forward at Amazon Studios.
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The project would have marked the first regular television role for the Oscar winner, who was also attached to serve as executive producer on the potential show.
According to Cage, the series did not come to fruition at the streamer as Amazon felt the interest in the story had started fading away.
"We should clear the record. I read two excellent scripts, which I did think were excellent, but I think Amazon ultimately felt that it was material that had become past tense because it took so long for it to come together. They felt at one point that it was lightning in a bottle, but that point has since faded into the distance and it's no longer relevant," the 57-year-old actor told Variety.