Initially introduced a pair years again, Common Photos has been growing a solo film for Dracula’s henchman Renfield, based mostly on an unique pitch from “The Strolling Useless” creator Robert Kirkman. Chris McKay (The Tomorrow Struggle) is ready to direct the film, with Nicholas Hoult (Heat Our bodies, Mad Max: Fury Street) on board to star as Renfield.
THR brings us the thrilling information at the moment that Nicolas Cage is now additionally on board the mission. Much more thrilling? Nicolas Cage is enjoying Rely Dracula within the film!
The Hollywood Reporter additionally notes, “Plot particulars are being saved within the coffin, however the mission is described as a modern-day journey story that’s comedic in tone.”
Cage in fact performed a person who believed he was a vampire within the zany comedy Vampire’s Kiss, however this would be the first time he’s ever truly performed the position he appeared destined to sometime take over. Cage as Dracula is one thing I personally have been imagining for a very long time now, because it looks as if such an ideal position for the beloved actor to sink his tooth into.
With the upcoming film, penned by Ryan Ridley (“Rick and Morty”), stated to be “comedic in tone,” we might very properly be getting essentially the most over-the-top Dracula on display so far.
Then once more, Cage might certainly additionally nail a extra critical Rely. Keep tuned!
Deadline defined the mission, which is being produced by Robert Kirkman, “Within the unique “Dracula” novel, R.M. Renfield was an inmate at a lunatic asylum who was considered affected by delusions, however is definitely a servant of Dracula. Plot particulars are at the moment unknown, although it’s believed to happen in the course of the current day and isn’t a interval piece.”
The character was memorably performed by Dwight Frye (under) within the 1931 Dracula.