Nicolas Cage & Nicholas Hoults’ Favorite Scene From ‘Renfield’ | WATCH

*They’re a match made from evil!

Nicholas Hoult and Nicolas Cage star in Renfield – a modern-day codependency monster tale.

Hoult plays R. M. Renfield, the indentured servant, and Cage plays Count Dracula, the narcissistic boss.

We talked to the dynamic duo about apartments and assistants.

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(from left) Renfield (Nicholas Hoult) and Dracula (Nicolas Cage) in Renfield, directed by Chris McKay. © 2023 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Q: In this film, Renfield doesn’t get to choose his assistant position but if you could choose to be anyone’s assistant, who would you pick and why?

NC: All my heroes have passed on. I would have liked to have been [director] Stanley Kubrick’s (The Shinning) assistant or Marlon Brando’s assistant. I probably would have learned something. I never got to work with them.

NH: Paul Newman, because I’m into racing and he was into racing. So I’d like to have also been at the track with him.

(from left) Dracula (Nicolas Cage) and Renfield (Nicholas Hoult) in Renfield, directed by Chris McKay.© 2023 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Q: What scene did you enjoy filming?

NC: We both love the studio apartment scene.

NH: …Nick did so beautifully on set. He drew from so many different inspirations, whether it’s Anne Bancroft from “The Graduate”…I never knew which version of Dracula I’d be getting, which made it really fun for Renfield because he’s obviously been in this minster for a long time with Dracula. It’s always keeping him on the back foot of how’s he going to try and navigate this moment with him. The charm, the heart, the pain and fun of all that was really great to act with.

(from left) Nicholas Hoult, director Chris McKay and crew on the set of Renfield. © 2023 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Renfield also co-stars Awkwafina (The Farewell, Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings), Ben Schwartz (Sonic, The Afterparty) and Adrian Martinez (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Focus) and Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Shohreh Aghdashloo (House of Saddam, House of Sand and Fog). And is directed by Chris McKay (The Tomorrow War, The LEGO Batman Movie); based on an original idea by The Walking Dead and Invincible creator Robert Kirkman.

#RenfieldMovie will be in theaters April 14.

For Nicholas and Nicolas’ full interview click the video above.

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