Nicolas Cage prepares to play Dracula in Universal’s upcoming film Renfield, according to a recent report by Deadline.
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The film stars Nicholas Huld as Renfield, Dracula’s acquaintance. Renfield will be directed by Chris McKay (Tomorrow’s war), with a screenplay based on an original story outline by Robert Kirkman, who co-created The Walking Dead, Invincible, and many more comics for Image Comics.
In the original Dracula novel, RM Renfield was a servant of Dracula who was admitted to a psychiatric hospital. Initially thought to be suffering from delusions, it was later revealed that he was under the control of Dracula. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
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For Cage, this will mark his next venture, as he is currently in the process of shooting Westerns. Butcher shop. This year, Cage has starred in a handful of films, including Willy’s Wonderland, Prisoners of the Ghost Land, and Pig, the last of which gave him rave reviews for his performance in Michael Sarnoski’s film.
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