A Vodka-Loving Dragon Series Is Coming To Paramount+ — And Nicolas Cage Is Starring: Here Are The Details

As streaming companies compete to land new subscribers and retain existing ones, they often turn to original series and adaptations of existing works. One streaming company is turning to a story that seems fit for the small screen, the story of a vodka-loving dragon. What Happened: A television series based on the adult thriller novel “Highfire” by Eoin Colfer is headed to Paramount+, the streaming platform from Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA )(NASDAQ: PARAA ), Deadline reports . The live-action series will star Nicolas Cage in the title role as the voice of the dragon Highfire, who loved vodka and "Flashdance" and lives isolated in the bayous of Louisiana. Deadline calls the story a “True Detective meets Pete’s Dragon project.” The ... Full story available on Benzinga.com