The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Actors Roundtable is, this year, full of fascinating bits. Especially with Nicolas Cage
at the table, joined by the likes of Andrew Garfield
, Simon Rex
, Jonathan Majors
, and Peter Dinklage
One such anecdote came from Cage himself, who talked about working with an especially moody horse named Rain Man
on the set of his upcoming Western, “Butcher’s Crossing
The story came up as Majors (“The Harder They Fall
”) and Nicolas Cage (“Pig
”) swapped stories about their experiences with animals working on movie sets.
“At least you had a nice horse,” Cage told Majors, who worked with horses on the Netflix
Western. “My horse on ‘Butcher’s Crossing
,’ named Rain Man, wanted to kill me.”
“Rain Man? Where’d you shoot that?” Majors asked.
“Montana,” Cage said. “I was in Blackfoot Country. Rain Man kept trying to knock me off and would try to run my head into roofs,