Nicolas Cage is currently in Astana, Kazakhstan, to attend the 13th Eurasia International Film Festival.
While there, according to local news site Kazinform, he is taking part in a number of activities, such as a city tour, tree planting, and selfies with locals.
On Sunday, Cage was photographed in traditional Kazakh dress at an event with Kazakhstan’s first lady Sara Nazarbayeva.
In other news, Nicolas Cage is in Kazakhstan. pic.twitter.com/ceAk0ktgqy
— Fabrice Deprez (@fabrice_deprez) July 23, 2017
Naturally, people loved the photo.
This picture of Nicholas Cage in Kazakhstan pretty much made my day. pic.twitter.com/FauuOJBK5H
— Nathan Hodge (@nohodge) July 23, 2017
And then it became a meme.
Nicholas Cage in Kazakhstan in our traditional attire lmao pic.twitter.com/MAAWpB8skC
— Adil4Real (@adil_4_real) July 23, 2017
I kinda feel like all of America is Nicholas Cage in this photo.
How did we get here? What is all this Russia shit everywhere? Huh? pic.twitter.com/gPt0fRqHE9
— Eric Garland (@ericgarland) July 23, 2017
Can Nicolas Cage go anywhere without becoming a meme?
Unbeknownst to all of us, Nic Cage is living in the darkest of dark timelines pic.twitter.com/5JQ3Squvzc
— joel tyler (@joeltyler_) July 23, 2017
Nic Cage in Kazakhstan added to the photo of “People who don’t know WTH they’re doing there”. pic.twitter.com/eNJSlAX0Fi
— Persian Rose (@PersianRose1) July 24, 2017
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