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Get Ready for a Bloody Good Time with This ‘Renfield’ Featurette

The wait is almost over, fellow vampire fans — the horror-comedy flick Renfield arrives in theaters April 14! Per the film’s official description: 

Evil doesn’t span eternity without a little help. In this modern monster tale of Dracula’s loyal servant, Nicholas Hoult stars as Renfield, the tortured aide to history’s most narcissistic boss, Dracula (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.

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In addition to Hoult and Cage, starring cast members include Awkwafina (The Farewell, Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings), Ben Schwartz (Sonic, The Afterparty), Adrian Martinez (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Focus), and Shohreh Aghdashloo (House of Saddam, House of Sand and Fog).

To get ready, NBCUniversal shared a special featurette ahead of the film’s release, featuring cast interviews and behind-the-scenes footage. It looks like it’s going to be a bloody good time!

“My first initial reaction when I read this was, ‘This is brave. This is original. This is unique,'” Cage says.

Hoult describes succinctly describes the film’s premise, “You have the most narcissistic boss imaginable who’s also a blood-sucking vampire.”

“The co-dependency is toxic,” Awkwafina adds, referring to the relationship between Hoult and Cage’s characters. “But there’s a level of love there.”

Sink your teeth into the full featurette below:

Renfield is directed by Chris McKay (The Tomorrow War, The LEGO Batman Movie). Ryan Ridley (Ghosted, Rick & Morty) penned the screenplay, based off an original idea by The Walking Dead and Invincible creator Robert Kirkman. Samantha Nisenboim (The Tomorrow War) serves as executive producer. Robert Kirkman, David Alpert, Bryan Furst, Sean Furst, Chris McKay are producers.

Head to theaters and catch Renfield April 14.

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