Many Hollywood actors and directors face different incidents on movie sets. Some dangerous accidents also occur on movie sets. For example, Daniel Craig injured his knee on the movie set of James Bond. Tom Cruse also broke his ankle while shooting Mission Impossible. Like these incidents, Nicolas Cage Accidentally Drank His Own Blood On Renfield Set.
In his recent movie, he faces this weird thing on the movie Renfiled set. However, he plays the negative role of “Dracula” in the film. Nicolas is one of the most popular actors in Hollywood, but first time in his career, this unsettling weird incident happened to him.
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How Nicolas Cage Accidentally Drank His Own Blood On Renfield Set?
During the shooting of the horror/comedy movie “Renfielf”, Nicolas said that he drank his own blood by mistake. He added that as if he really was Dracula. The famous actor shared this strange story on the Reddit AMA with his co-star Nicholas Hoult.
In this show, a fan asked a question whether he really drank his own blood while filming “Reinfield.” In response, Nicolas answered with a touch of fun, “There were ceramic fangs that were quite pointy and genuine. So I bit my lip a few times, resulting in me drinking my own blood.”
After that answer, Hoult said that “In a way, I like the taste of my own blood.” Then, Cage said that “ “There’s something warm and fuzzy about it.”
The movie Reinfield was released on April 14, 2023. The movie got a rating of 6.4/10 on IMDb. The budget of the movie was about $65 million, and it earned about $26.7 from the box office. So, commercially, the movie was a total disaster.
The movie plot was very simple where Reinfield wants to get away from Dracula because he has to do different dangerous work for his master. But getting away from Dracula will not be an easy task. However, I watched the movie, and it’s a good movie, and you can watch it for some refreshments.
Who Is Nicolas Cage?
Nicolas Cage has appeared in a wide range of films over the years of his career as an actor, producer, and director. The legendary actor was born on January 7, 1964, in Long Beach, California. The full name of the Cage is Nicolas Kim Coppola. He belongs to a film industry family.
Cage gained recognition as an actor for his diverse and intense performances in both mainstream blockbusters and unconventional films. He also won various awards, including Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the film “Leaving Las Vegas” (1995). Here are some notable movies by Nicolas Cage.
- National Treasure.
- Con Air.
- The Rock.
- Ghost Rider.
His unique style and on-screen presence are also well-known. A popular culture icon with a loyal fan base has performances that have earned praise and criticism. Additionally, he is also a producer and director.
Some Important Facts About Reinfield
Basically, Reinfield is a fictional character that appears in Bram Stoker’s classic and popular 1897 Gothic horror novel, “Dracula.” In a mental hospital, Renfield is addicted to consuming living creatures to absorb their life force. As a result of Count Dracula’s manipulation, he consumes insects and, later, small animals.
However, Renfield character appears in various Dracula adaptations, which include films, television series, and other media. But, in most of the stories, Dracula plays an main and important role in the story. But, in the latest movie Reinfield (2023), Dracula shows as a fully negative character. On the other hand, Reinfield is a positive character who wants to escape the darkness of Dracula.
Some Actors Who Play Reinfild Role In Dracula Movie
In the first adaptation of the Dracula movie, which name was “Nosferatu.” The movie was released in 1922. It was a German movie. In this movie, Alexander Granach played the role of Reinfield. It was a complete horror movie. The movie gets an excellent rating of 7.9/10 on IMDb.
The next adaptation movie of Dracula was released in 1931, which was considered a masterpiece of the franchise. It was an American movie. In this movie, Dwight Frye played the role of Reinfiled. The movie got a 7.4/10 rating on IMDb. The director of the movie was Tod Browning and Karl Freund.
“Count Dracula” was another movie that was released in 1970. In this movie, Klaus Kinski performed the role of Reinfield. Christopher Lee played the role of Dracula in the movie. Nicolas Cage also said that he is very inspired by the performance of Lee as Dracula, and it helped him a lot to adapt the role in the Reinfild movie. However, the movie got a rating of 5.6/10 on IMDb.
Tony Haygarth is another person who played the role of Reinfield in Dracula (1979). The movie was commercially hit and got a rating of 6.5/10 on IMDb. The Tony character’s name was Milo Renfield in the movie.
Nosferatu the Vampyre was the remake of the Dracula 1979 movie. The film was made in France. In this movie, Roland Topor plays the role of Reinfield. Werner Herzog was the director of the movie. The movie got a rating of 7.4/10 on IMDb.
The next movie in the franchise was “Bram Stoker’s Dracula,” which was released in November 1992. The movie cast contained big names like Anthony Hopkins, Gary Oldman, and Keanu Reeves. In this movie, Tom Waits plays the role of Reinfiled, and Gary Oldman plays the character of Dracula. The movie was a commercial blockbuster that earned around $215 million. The budget of the movie was $40 million.
Pete MacNicol is another person who played the role of Reinfield in the comedy/horror movie Dracula: Dead and Loving It. The movie’s budget was $15 million, earning around $30 million.
In 2022 Dracula: The Original Living Vampire, Stuart Packer plays the role of Reinfield. The movie is about Detective Amelia Van Helsing. So, basically, in this movie, Dracula’s character is not involved. However, you will see some vampire characters.
Some others who play the role of Reinfield:
- Giovanni Franzoni In 2012 Dario Argento’s Dracula 3D.
- Ian Pfister In 2012 Dracula Reborn.
- Arte Johnson In 1979 Comedy Horror Movie Love At First Bite.
- Nicholas Hoult With Nicolas Cage in 2023 Renfield.