2023 film directed by Chris McKay

Renfield is an upcoming American dark fantasy horror-comedy film directed by Chris McKay and written by Ryan Ridley. It is based on an original pitch by Robert Kirkman. It stars Nicholas Hoult as Renfield, a henchman to Count Dracula who decides to leave his line of work after falling in love. Nicolas Cage, Awkwafina, Ben Schwartz, Adrian Martinez, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Bess Rous, and James Moses Black co-star. The film is scheduled to be released on April 14, 2023, by Universal Pictures.[4]

Directed byChris McKay
Screenplay byRyan Ridley
Story byRobert Kirkman
Based onDracula
by Bram Stoker
Produced by
  • Chris McKay
  • Samantha Nisenboim
  • Bryan Furst
  • Sean Furst
  • Robert Kirkman
  • David Alpert
CinematographyMitchell Amundsen
Edited by
Music byMarco Beltrami
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release dates
Running time
93 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
Budget$65 million
Box office$26.9 million[2][3]

Premise change

Count Dracula's lackey Renfield finds a new lease on life when he falls in love with Rebecca Quincy, a feisty traffic officer.[5]

Cast change

References change

  1. "Renfield (15)". BBFC. Archived from the original on April 9, 2023. Retrieved April 9, 2023.
  2. Renfield (2023). The Numbers. Nash Information Services, LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2023.
  3. "Renfield (2023)". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved December 22, 2023.
  4. Couch, Aaron (February 25, 2022). "Universal Sets Nicholas Hoult's Renfield for 2023 Release". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 25, 2022.
  5. Grobar, Matt (January 5, 2022). "Renfield: Adrian Martinez Boards Universal Monster Movie From Director Chris McKay". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on January 5, 2022. Retrieved January 5, 2022.