Nicolas Cage Delivers The Full Cage In Swear Words Trailer For Netflix

Nic Cage will host the upcoming series about the history and language behind swear words and really let the f-words fly.


In all of civilization's lexicons, there are words that are considered profane, crude, and utterly offensive, but how did they get that way? Netflix's History of Swear Words will do a deep dive into the culture of language in a mini-series that explores the evolution of profanity throughout the centuries.

The aptly-titled series will be hosted by Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage, who undoubtedly has said a swear or two in his career. You can check out the trailer below, but.

Joining Cage will be comedians 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.

On the linguistic side of things, there will be language experts and authors including Benjamin Bergen (PhD, Cognitive Scientist, Author of What The F), 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).

The History of Swear Words will be a six-episode mini-series that premieres on Netflix on January 5.

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