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Nicolas Cage to play Dracula in upcoming monster film ‘Renfield’

Washington: Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage is all set to play Dracula in ‘Renfield’, a monster film centring not on the notorious vampire, however moderately his infamous lackey.

The decision sheet could also be complicated as a result of Cage is starring alongside one other Nic, Nicholas Hoult, who’s portraying the unhinged henchman often called Renfield, as per Selection.

An origin story, the upcoming movie is predicted to happen within the current day. It’s not clear how a lot it would keep on with the supply materials, Bram Stoker’s 1897 horror novel ‘Dracula’. Within the literary thriller, R.M. Renfield was an inmate at a lunatic asylum.

He was regarded as affected by delusions that compelled him to eat reside creatures within the hopes of acquiring immortality, till it’s later revealed that he’s below the affect of 1 Rely Dracula.

Chris McKay, the filmmaker behind ‘The Tomorrow Warfare’ and ‘The Lego Batman Film’, is directing and producing ‘Renfield’ from a screenplay by Ryan Ridley of ‘Rick and Morty’ fame.

Cage is thought to be an intensely technique actor, gorging on purple meat to achieve weight and join as a carnivore within the 2013 crime drama ‘Joe’ and eradicating two of his enamel with out anesthesia to inflict bodily ache on himself earlier than taking part in a Vietnam veteran in 1984’s ‘Birdy’. Within the case of ‘Renfield’, it might imply loads of garlic in Cage’s future.

‘Renfield’ is Common’s newest try to vogue a cinematic universe round characters from the studio’s huge monster vault.

After Tom Cruise’s 2017 reboot ‘The Mummy’ flopped in theaters, the studio shifted its technique away from interconnected tales and as an alternative started to deal with standalone options. It has additionally been holding manufacturing budgets on the decrease finish, making it simpler for spooky pics to show a revenue.

‘Renfield’ will probably be produced by Skybound Leisure’s movie group, together with Kirkman, David Alpert, Bryan Furst and Sean Furst. McKay’s producing companion Samantha Nisenboim will function an government producer.

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