Nicolas Cage and Selma Blair Set to Randomly Attack Their Kids in Mom and Dad, and You Thought Your Parents Were Embarrassing

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Imagine a world in which Nicolas Cage and Selma Blair are your parents. Now, imagine a world in which that cocoon of comfort and stability is suddenly and unexpectedly upended. That's the premise of Mom and Dad, which Variety reports will star Cage and Blair as the titular daddy dearest and momsicles. The thriller centers around a teenage girl and her little brother's fight for survival during a "24-hour mass hysteria of unknown origins" that causes their parents to violently turn on them. Mom and Dad will be directed by Brian Taylor, who also wrote the script. Blair recently starred as Kris Jenner in American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson, while Cage is, well, Cage, so playing parents with an unorthodox sense of authority shouldn't be too much of a stretch.