Renfield: Release Date; Trailer & Where To Watch


Here’s a movie to sink your teeth into; Renfield, which stars Nicolas Cage as the iconic Count Dracula and Nicholas Hoult as the titular companion of the Lord of Darkness, will be coming to cinemas very soon.

If you have been looking forward to this movie, we have all the details about its story and release date below.

What is Renfield about?

Bram Stoker’s classic novel Dracula has been updated for the modern day with a New Orleans setting.

Nicolas Hoult stars as the title character who is beholden to his literal boss from hell, Count Dracula. The two have a powerful bond but when Renfield falls in love with a traffic cop (Awakafina), he rethinks his relationship with his fanged employer and tries to break away from him.

Here is the official synopsis for the movie:

In this modern monster tale of Dracula’s loyal servant, Nicholas Hoult (Mad Max: Fury Road, X-Men franchise) stars as Renfield, the tortured aide to history’s most narcissistic boss, Dracula (Oscar® winner Nicolas Cage). Renfield is forced to procure his master’s prey and do his every bidding, no matter how debased. But now, after centuries of servitude, Renfield is ready to see if there’s a life outside the shadow of The Prince of Darkness. If only he can figure out how to end his codependency.

When will Renfield be released?

Renfield is currently scheduled for release on Friday April 14th 2023.

Who stars in Renfield?

Nicholas Hoult (Mad Max: Fury Road) takes the lead role and he is joined by Nicolas Cage (who is no stranger to the world of vampires after starring in Vampire’s Kiss) as the bloodsucking Count. Joining them in the cast are Awakafina as the traffic cop who becomes Renfield’s love interest, and Shohreh Aghdashloo (The Expanse) and Ben Schwartz (The Afterparty) as two crime bosses who are believed to be the real antagonists of the upcoming movie.

Cast list:

  • Nicholas Hoult as Renfield
  • Nicolas Cage as Dracula
  • Awkwafina as Rebecca Quincy
  • Ben Schwartz as Teddy Lobo
  • Shohreh Aghdashloo as Ella
  • Adrian Martinez as Chris Marcos
  • James Moses Black as Captain J. Browning
  • Bess Rous as Caitlyn
  • Caroline Williams as Vanessa
  • Brandon Scott Jones in an unconfirmed role

Who is the director of Renfield?

Chris McKay is the director of Renfield. Previous directorial credits include The Tomorrow War and The Lego Batman Movie, and he also worked on the story for Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves.

Renfield trailer

Are you looking forward to Renfield? What is your favourite Dracula movie? Let us know in the comments below.

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