Initially introduced a pair years again, Common Footage has been growing a solo film for Dracula’s henchman Renfield, based mostly on an authentic pitch from “The Strolling Useless” creator Robert Kirkman. Chris McKay (The Tomorrow Conflict) is ready to direct the film, with Nicholas Hoult (Heat Our bodies, Mad Max: Fury Highway) on board to star as Renfield.
We discovered the very thrilling information simply yesterday that Nicolas Cage is enjoying Dracula within the film, stated to be a “modern-day journey story that’s comedic in tone,” and Deadline gives one other replace on the mission at this time. Awkwafina may even star!
Deadline notes, “No phrase but on what Awkwafina’s function can be.”
Ryan Ridley (“Rick and Morty”) wrote the script for Renfield.
Deadline defined the mission, which is being produced by Robert Kirkman, “Within the authentic “Dracula” novel, R.M. Renfield was an inmate at a lunatic asylum who was regarded as affected by delusions, however is definitely a servant of Dracula. Plot particulars are presently unknown, although it’s believed to happen throughout the current day and isn’t a interval piece.”
The character was memorably performed by Dwight Frye (under) within the 1931 Dracula.