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Nicolas Cage: I'm No Math Whiz

Nicolas Cage: I'm No Math Whiz

Nicolas Cage holds on tight to wife Alice Kim at the premiere of his upcoming film National Treasure: Book of Secrets at the Roppongi Hills mega-complex on Thursday in Tokyo, Japan.

This sequel (the original came out in 2004) involves Abraham Lincoln, his assassin John Wilkes Booth and eighteen missing pages from Booth‘s diary.

While doing a press junket in Japan, Cage, 43, admitted the hardest scene to film was a “balancing platform” where he found himself on a flat rock perched above an abyss and quickly had to ‘calculate’ the centre of gravity and shift positions.

“The balancing platform sequence … was complicated because it dealt with physics and mathematics,” Cage said. “Math was never really my strong point, so to have to figure out how to act the math … was a bit of a challenge for me.”

National Treasure: Book of Secrets opens in theaters nationwide on Friday, Dec. 21.

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Photos: Junko Kimura/Getty
Posted to: Alice Kim, Nicolas Cage

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  • Tdani81

    I love this movie. It keeps you on the edge. Even though it is fiction, it incorporates real American history.

  • celebrity psychic

    Damn I guess he likes them young.


    He and his mail order child bride.

  • LT

    do I have to go back to waitressing to hook a rich husband??
    I thought it was behind me & beneath me, but obviously she was in the right place at the right time. Oh, does this mean men love you to wait on them? Hmm…

  • PSYchic

    Yeah on the reals after I heard this story, I applied to be a waitress at Tavern on the Green.

    A new spin on celebrity Gossip:

  • wannsmile

    So cute to see an old school alum up there on the stage, working it! Justin Bartha and I went to middle school / high school, and has really come a long way! He was always a doll back then, and I’m so happy to see him doing so well!

  • Sinna

    Don’t hate, she’s pretty.:)

  • musicisourhigh

    this is one I am definitely looking forward to. Him and his wife look nice together.

  • lily

    daddy cage with his step-daughter, I mean wife kim.

  • aj

    he’s so gross

  • serena

    I think she’s really pretty. NC, on the other hand… kind of creepy.

  • Ari

    He’s wife is very pretty, they look happy.

  • tate

    his wife looks like a cardboard cut out

  • Helena

    His wife looks like a hotter, Asian version of Vanessa Slutgens!

  • Mayka

    I sure hope nobody is suggesting she looks like a mail order bride simply because she’s Asian…

    As for the age, sure his wife looks younger than he, but hey, if they’re happy, does it really matter?

  • Glacier

    Thanks for the pictures!! I loved the first one and am really like the plot for the sequel involving Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth and the eighteen missing pages from Booth’s diary.
    I’m glad to see Helen Mirren and Justin Bartha will be back for the sequel as well. and I am loving Helen Mirren’s dress in that photo!!!

  • krungkrung

    he’s wife is so lucky, hope she realized that, she got a big time y’all.

  • no one

    Kevin Kline and wife Phoebe Cates are happily married for 20yrs. their difference in age 26. we’ll all get older eventually.

  • http://sacateelasojotas caaro

    mm I had already seen the movie kinda like six days ago and yesterday I went to the cinema to watch it(it has just come to Argentina) and I HATE Alice ¬¬ She’s no that pretty ! jhaha anyway besides everything, I think this is the one for Nicolas,they really look so happy together, and u know what they says The third one is the defeated or the beated one ? i don’t know ! Im argentinian ! Don’t ask me how to translate things ! jaja x)

  • my2

    24 and 44 is young but hey it’s their life.

  • http://google ana

    Nicolas Cage despues del matrimonio esta horrible parece un muñeco viejo.- QUE SE HIZO? y ella es el tipico piojo resucitado.- Si no hay que fijarse desde las primeras fotos hasta las ultimas.- AAAAH la peli buena eso creo.-

  • Sarah

    I think they are happy together, and if NICK is a FREAK like u all say he is…. then seriously i dont think his wife would last THIS LONG with someone weird and crazy. I personally think she KNOWS she is lucky, and she grew fond of him otherwise she would have just got pregnant and left him and took a chuck of his money. But she stayed for so long… either its love.. or patience.. and asian women dont really have patience… well from what i heard. lol

  • ilovenicholas

    I’ve seen MUCH hotter asian than this one. she’s a average jane who happens to be at the right place at the right time. damn it..i wish i was her!!!!

  • ayşegül

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  • ayşegül

    he bu arada ben sadece 11 yaşındayım