The monster-trashes-New York movie Cloverfield disarmed the "third rail" of dealing with Sept. 11 on film — and now Nicholas Cage is all set to dance on it. Cage's movie Knowing, now being filmed, uses Sept. 11 as a major plot point to set up its apocalyptic storyline. And it plays very explicitly with 9/11-style imagery, as you can see from some new set pics that came out.
In Knowing, Cage digs up a time capsule that contains uncanny predictions about the future, which start coming true — and they culminate in the end of the world! And I guess the predictions are in the form of a numerical code, and the numbers 9/11 turn out to be significant. Says USA Today: