Nicolas Cage to Play Dracula in Universal’s ‘Renfield’

Actor Nicolas Cage has garnered quite the reputation over the course of his career for portraying highly energetic, intense, and explosive characters – oftentimes leading to memorable freakout scenes such as the ones in The Wicker Man and Vampire’s Kiss.

It’s become somewhat of an endearing thing for audiences, and it seems as though audiences can expect to see Cage back in all his crazy glory with Universal Pictures’ new film.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Cage has been officially cast in the role of Dracula in Renfield. Co-starring alongside Cage is Nicholas Hoult who portrays the titular character – the vampire count’s infamous acolyte and henchman, in the feature directed by Chris McKay.

It is unclear how Renfield takes on the dynamic as plot details are being kept in the coffin, but the project is described as a modern-day adventure story that is comedic in tone.

For more information and further updates regarding Renfield, stay tuned to Awards Radar.


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Written by Caillou Pettis

Caillou Pettis is a professional film critic and has been writing about film for several years across various different publications. Ever since the age of nine, film and the art of filmmaking have been his number one passion. When hes

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