Nicolas Cage Chases A “Black Butterfly”

Nicolas Cage and German actress Veronica Ferres are attached to star in the $13 million English-language psycho-thriller “Black Butterfly” at Bavariapool, Paradox Entertainment and Hyde Park says The Hollywood Reporter.

Cage will play a reclusive author who befriends a drifter with fatal consequences. The film is based on the French TV thriller “Papillon Noir” which starred Stephane Freiss and Eric Cantona.

Brian Goodman (“What Doesn’t Kill You”) will direct. Shooting kicks off early 2012 in eastern Germany.