Initially introduced a pair years again, Common Photos has been creating a solo film for Dracula’s henchman Renfield, based mostly on an authentic pitch from “The Strolling Lifeless” creator Robert Kirkman. Chris McKay (The Tomorrow Battle) is ready to direct the film, with Nicholas Hoult (Heat Our bodies, Mad Max: Fury Highway) on board to star as Renfield.
Nicolas Cage is taking part in Dracula within the film, mentioned to be a “modern-day journey story that’s comedic in tone,” with Awkwafina extra lately approaching board as properly.
The Hollywood Reporter gives us with one other replace right now, reporting that Ben Schwartz (Sonic the Hedgehog) is the newest to signal on. “Schwartz will play a mobster,” THR notes
Ryan Ridley (“Rick and Morty”) wrote the script for Renfield.
Deadline defined the challenge, 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 at present 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.