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Nicolas Cage supports Nevada film tax credit bill

May 7, 2013 • Entertainment


CORRECTS SPELLING OF NICOLAS – Actor Nicolas Cage testified in support of a bill proposing tax incentives to filmmakers at the Legislative Building Carson City, Nev., on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Proponents of the measure say it will bring jobs and revenue to the state. Cage’s agent Michael Nilon is at left. (AP Photo/Cathleen Allison)

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A cameo by actor Nicolas Cage lent some pizazz to a hearing in the Nevada Legislature on Tuesday about a bill proposing tax incentives to entice filmmakers to the Silver State.

In a three-piece suit with slightly rumpled hair, Cage guest-starred in the Senate Finance Committee meeting as Sen. Aaron Ford, D-Las Vegas, urged his colleagues to pass the film tax legislation.

The Las Vegas resident who won an Academy Award in 1996 for “Leaving Las Vegas” also spent Login to read more

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