The first Renfield teaser offers a formal glance at Nicolas Cage’s Dracula and the fresh interpretation of well-known Universal monster icons. Some Universal monster figures were given new life in different films after Tom Cruise’s The Mummy’s unsuccessful attempt to usher in the Dark Universe in 2017 (also known as the Dark Universe). Renfield, a horror action comedy starring Nicholas Hoult as Renfield, Dracula’s goon, is one of the projects that The Lego Batman Movie director Chris Miller is working on. The movie has received an R classification for its violent, gory, and explicit material.
One of the most anticipated movies of 2023, Renfield, has been eagerly awaited for its formal debut. Universal has now made the first Renfield teaser available in advance of the film’s scheduled to release on April 14, 2023. The Renfield video offers the first glimpse of Nicholas Hoult playing Dracula’s goon and Nicolas Cage’s interpretation of the venerable vampire. Look at the video below:
Renfield stars Nicolas Cage as Dracula
New information regarding the plot and characters of Renfield is abundant in the trailer. The story centers around Hoult’s character Renfield, who is sick of serving as Dracula’s goon and wants to end their toxic relationship. It offers a novel interpretation of the well-known Universal character, who is generally presented as a fervent Dracula devotee. When Renfield consumes spiders or other insects, he gains a number of abilities. The Renfield teaser teases the 2023 horror film by showcasing these skills throughout and makes excellent use of the R rating to feature a lot of blood and violence.
Two significant figures in Renfield’s narrative will exert opposing forces on the henchman. Awkwafina’s security guard, who serves as his love interest, and Nicolas Cage’s Dracula are the two characters. Other plot aspects are still being kept a secret, such as the identity of the opponent Renfield faces throughout the trailer. However, given the tone set in this teaser, it is safe to assume that Renfield will be a horror-action comedy.