If you want to see a movie with a lot of young stars in the making, it’s always fun to revisit Fast Times at Ridgemont High. The hit 1982 comedy features either debuts or early performances from the likes of Sean Penn, Phoebe Cates, Forest Whitaker, Anthony Edwards, and a young man who appeared in the credits as Nicolas Coppola. These days, we know him better as Nicolas Cage, and though it was his first opportunity to go in front of a movie camera, the Oscar winner surprisingly doesn’t have very good memories of the experience. (Click on the media bar below to hear Nicolas Cage)
Cage’s latest film, Primal, is now available for viewing on demand on most cable and satellite TV systems.