A brand new spin on the Dracula legend is coming quickly in The Final Voyage of the Demeter, which relies on a single chapter of Bram Stoker’s supply novel. And meaning we’ve acquired a brand new horror film villain to stay up for, and on this case, it is going to be extra just like the Nosferatu creature than the younger and suave Gary Oldman.
It seems that we’ve been watching the brand new Dracula actor – Javier Botet – in horror films for years, we simply most likely haven’t realized it. Botet performed a number of ghost characters in Guillermo del Toro‘s Crimson Peak, the primary villain within the Spanish found-footage film REC, the title character in 2013’s Mama, and maybe most appropriately the title character in 2018’s Slender Man. Botet has additionally appeared in each The Conjuring and Insidious franchises.
Botet was born with a situation that has brought on him to develop extraordinarily tall (6 toes 7 inches!) and slim, but in addition very versatile and double-jointed. This makes him the right candidate for varied creepy creatures in among the scariest and finest horror films of the final decade.
“We needed to deal with the beast in a method, however nonetheless it needs to be Dracula. He [Botet] was in a position to painting that,” The Final Voyage of the Demeter director André Øvredal instructed EW. “He offers efficiency after efficiency, take after take, with completely different nuances in accordance to how he thinks the character ought to behave and in addition what he hopes that I’d get pleasure from.”
Talking in an interview with EW carried out earlier than the actors’ strike, Botet stated; “Within the final years, everyone requested me what monsters I need to do. I all the time say Dracula, Nosferatu. Sure, I’d like to play Dracula once more, in a sequel and even in one other franchise or one other studio. Dracula by no means dies, by no means stops. He’s immortal!”
Take a look at our information to the very best vampire films and the very best monster films. It’s also possible to learn what we needed to say about The Final Voyage of the Demeter trailer when it first dropped. The film can be out on August 11, 2023 and we don’t want it to be an October Halloween film launch to be able to get extraordinarily excited!