Netflix Announces History Of Swear Words, A New F’ing Comedy Series Hosted By Nicolas Cage

Soon you’ll learn the history of something so potent, so crucial, so vital to our culture. The f*cking sh*t we live for. History of Swear Words with Nicolas Cage is coming to Netflix January 5, motherf*ckers. Check out the video clip inside, looks funny!

  • History of Swear Words is hosted by Oscar® and Golden Globe® winner Nicolas Cage.

  • About the series: An education in expletives: the history lesson you didn’t know you needed. History of Swear Words, hosted by Nicolas Cage, is a loud and proudly profane series that explores the origins, pop culture-usage, science and cultural impact of curse words. Through interviews with experts in etymology, pop culture, historians and entertainers, the six-episode series dives into the origins of “F**k”, “Sh*t”, “B*tch”, “D**k”, “Pu**y”, and “Damn”.

  • Production Companies: Funny Or Die and B17 Entertainment, an Industrial Media company

  • Guest stars include Joel Kim Booster, DeRay Davis, Open Mike Eagle, Nikki Glaser, Patti Harrison, London Hughes, Jim Jefferies, Zainab Johnson, Nick Offerman, Sarah Silverman, Baron Vaughn, and Isiah Whitlock Jr.

  • Experts include Benjamin Bergen (PhD, Cognitive Scientist, Author of What The F),  Anne Charity Hudley (PhD, Linguist and Educator), Mireille Miller-Young (PhD, Professor of Feminist Studies), Elvis Mitchell (Film Critic/Host of The Treatment on KCRW), Melissa Mohr (PhD, Author of Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing), and Kory Stamper (Lexicographer, Author Of Word By Word).

  • Executive Producers: Mike Farah, Joe Farrell, and Beth Belew for Funny Or Die; Brien Meagher and Rhett Bachner for B17 Entertainment.

  • Showrunner and Executive Producer: Bellamie Blackstone

  • Episodes: 6 x ~20-minute episodes

Nicolas Cage Bio:

Nicolas Cage is an actor, director and producer whose remarkable versatility has led to great success across all genres for over three decades. Cage’s recent work includes his award- winning, groundbreaking performance in the horror/thriller Mandy, the critically acclaimed Color Out of Space and the voice of Grug in Croods 2, currently in worldwide release.

During his early career, Cage starred in a variety of classic films including Valley Girl (1983), Racing with the Moon (1984), Birdy (1984), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), Raising Arizona (1987), Moonstruck (1987), Vampire’s Kiss (1989), Wild at Heart (1990), Fire Birds (1990), Honeymoon in Vegas (1992), and Red Rock West (1993).

Cage received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and a Screen Actor’s Guild Award for his performance as a suicidal alcoholic in Leaving Las Vegas (1995) before coming to the attention of worldwide audiences with mainstream blockbusters such as The Rock (1996), Face/Off (1997), Con Air (1997), City of Angels (1998), National Treasure 1 and 2 (2004, 2007) and Lord of War (2005). He earned his second Academy Award nomination for his performance as Charlie and Donald Kaufman in Adaptation (2002). He also directed the film Sonny (2002), for which he was nominated for the Grand Special Prize at The Deauville Film Festival. Cage has also been prolific as a producer, with films such as Shadow of the Vampire (2000) and The Life of David Gale (2003).

More recently, Cage has appeared in Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009), Kick- Ass (2010), Drive Angry (2011), The Croods (2013), Joe (2013), Dying of the Light (2014), The Trust (2016), Dog Eat Dog (2016) and Mom & Dad (2017).

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