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Shang-Chi star boards Dracula project

Nicholas Hoult and Nicolas Cage star in the Universal/Chris McKay film

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“Shang-Chi” star Awkwafina has joined the cast of Chris McKay’s “Renfield” over at Universal.

The film features Nicholas Hoult (“Warm Bodies”, pictured) as the hunched henchman with Nicolas Cage announced yesterday as donning the fangs as his master, Dracula.

The comedian and actress will play a character who teams with Hoult’s Renfield to take on the vampire king.

Ryan Ridley scripted the pic, due to shoot early next year in New Orleans.

Via ‘THR

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