First 'Rayfield' poster reveals Nicholas Hoult as Dracula's long-suffering sidekick
You think your job sucks.
Bosses suck, everyone knows that. But for some, sucking may be more straightforward. The upcoming film Renfield will explore this dynamic on a more optimistic level, telling the story of Dracula — you know, the Lord of Darkness — and his longtime servant Renfield, who, together ahead of the new movie, A new poster has been released.
Nicholas Hoult takes on the lead role of Renfield in the upcoming film, playing the long-suffering sidekick of the world's most famous vampire, played by legendary acting talent and Oscar winner Nicolas Cage. For centuries, Renfield had to endure the often ridiculous and demeaning demands of his master. Now, however, Renfield seems ready to step out of the master's shadow. However, he must first learn to deal with his own codependency.
The new poster shows Renfield in dramatic lighting, blue on one side and red on the other. He looks back at Dracula, and Cage, who hovers over the top of the frame, looks a lot like a centuries-old vampire. Around the cage is a ray of red light. He places his many-ringed finger on Renfield's shoulder, trapping him. new The poster certainly illustrates the predicament Renfield is in. How will he find his way out? The tagline on the poster is less subtle, reading "It sucks to be him." Who disagrees?
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The new film is directed by Chris McKay, who worked on Tomorrow's War and The Lego Batman Movie. The film comes from a screenplay by Ryan Ridley and is based on an original idea by Robert Kirkman, who previously created The Walking Dead. This combination of horror and comedy talent is certainly promising for the upcoming horror comedy.
Starring alongside Holt and Cage are Awkwafina, Ben Schwartz and Adrian Martinez. The film is produced by Skybound Entertainment partners Robert Kirkman and David Alpert, co-presidents Brian and Sean Furst, and McKay. McKay's producing partner, Samantha Nisenboim, will executive produce on the project.
Renfield opens in theaters April 14, 2023. Check out the new poster and trailer for the film below: