Get ready to witness Lily-Rose Depp facing off against a blood-sucking heartthrob in the upcoming horror flick Nosferatu! The 24-year-old The Idol actress is about to dive into a world of fangs, drama, and probably some seriously spooky dry cleaning bills.
In this cinematic extravaganza, Depp takes on the role of Ellen Hunter, and if that doesn’t scream “innocent victim in a horror movie,” we don’t know what does. The mastermind behind this blood-curdling spectacle is none other than Robert Eggers, who has decided to bring Nosferatu back from its black-and-white slumber.
For those not in the know, Nosferatu is not just your average remake. It’s like the Hollywood version of a family reunion, with the original 1922 silent film and its 1979 remake paving the way for this fang-tastic reunion. Talk about undead legacies!
This horror extravaganza promises a “gothic tale of obsession between a haunted young woman and the terrifying vampire infatuated with her.” So, if you’re into love stories that involve neck-biting and a serious lack of daylight, mark your calendar for December 25, 2024. Nothing says Christmas like a good old-fashioned vampire romp, right?
Joining Depp in this creature-feature are a bunch of familiar faces, including Bill Skarsgård, Nicholas Hoult, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Emma Corrin, Ralph Ineson, Simon McBurney, and the one and only Willem Dafoe. It’s like the Avengers of the supernatural, but with more capes and less spandex.
And if you’re wondering why this movie feels like it’s been in production since the Middle Ages, you’re not alone. The Nosferatu revival has been in the works for what feels like an eternity. But fear not, because if there’s one thing scarier than vampires, it’s the anticipation of a long-awaited movie finally hitting theaters.
In a statement that could only be described as “festively ominous,” Focus Features Chairman Peter Kujawski teased, “The audacious filmmaking of Robert Eggers is always a gift for fans, and we can promise that his Nosferatu is planning quite the Christmas feast.” Move over, Santa – Nosferatu is coming to town, and he’s bringing a whole new meaning to the phrase “bite me.”