Thursday, December 22, 2022

"Renfield" - The Comedy

"Renfield", the new R-rated "Dracula" 'dark comedy' feature, directed by Chris McKay ("The Tomorrow Man"), stars Nicolas Cage ("Ghost Rider") and Nicholas Hoult ("Mad Max: Fury Road") , focusing on 'R.M. Renfield' a servant of the vampire, produced by "The Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman for Skybound Entertainment, opening April 14, 2023:

" Stoker's original story 'R.M. Renfield' is a resident patient in the asylum of 'Dr. John Seward', and is the only patient, diagnosed as a 'zoophagous maniac' or carnivorous madman, ingesting insects and spiders, believing their life-force will prolong his years. 

"When subdued he shows the strength of a tiger, more a wild beast than human. He is also quite crafty and displays a superior intellect when he is not in a melancholy state or a fit of rage.

"In the end 'Dracula' kills Renfield for his 'betrayal'..."

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