Legendary actor SIR Michael Caine has signed up to play Nicolas Cage's father in new film The Weather Man.

The 70-year-old will appear as a PULITZER PRIZE-winning author whose son - Cage - is a television weather reporter moving from Chicago, Illinois to take up a prestigious job in New York.

The movie is being directed by THE PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL's GORE VERINSKI and also stars Hope Davis as Cage's wife.

04/02/2004 21:19