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Nicolas Cage

used his experience as a single father to inspire his role as a widowed father in the sci-fi thriller, “Knowing,” No. 1 at the box office last weekend.

“I dedicated the movie to my first son because of the relationship I had with him as a single father,” Cage tells

Us Weekly Weston
Christina Fulton.

“I had actually been looking for a way to express my feelings as a single father for some time. Indeed, some of the lines in the movie came directly out of memories of my times with Weston. Just because you’re a man doesn’t mean you can’t raise your kid.”