Nicholas Hoult to Star in Universal Monster Movie ‘Renfield’

Nicholas Hoult is set to star in Renfield, Universal’s monster movie focused on Dracula’s infamous unhinged acolyte.Chris McKay, who helmed Amazon’s The Tomorrow War, is directing the feature which has a story from The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman.

Ryan Ridley, known for Fox’s Ghosted and Adult Swim’s Rick & Morty, penned the script.McKay and Kirkman are producing along with David Alpert, Bryan Furst and Sean Furst.

McKay’s producing partner, Samantha Nisenboim, is exec producing.The character of Renfield originated in Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel Dracula as a patient in an asylum with an obsession for drinking blood, deluded into thinking he will …

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