Focus Features has just revealed the first teaser trailer for the remake of the classic Nosferatuby the screenwriter and director Robert Eggers (The Witch, The Lighthouse, The Northman).

The trailer, which you find at the end of this note, sets the stage for the return of the iconic cinematic monster, with a look full of gothic style. Bill Skarsgård (Barbarian, It) plays Nosferatu/Count Orlock in this new version.

The rest of the cast is led by Lily-Rose Depp (The Idol, Silent Night) in a co-starring role as Ellen Hutter, wife of real estate agent, Thomas, from Nicholas Hoult (Warm Bodies, Renfield, Emma Corrin (The Crown, My Policeman), Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Bullet Train, Nocturnal Animals), Simon McBurney (The Conjuring 2, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation), Ralph Ineson (The Witch, The Northman), y Willem Dafoe (The Lighthouse, The Northman) as Professor Albin Eberthart Von Franz, vampire hunter.


“In the new reinvention, Nosferatu is a gothic tale of obsession between a haunted young woman (Lily-Rose Depp) in 19th century Germany and the ancient vampire of Transylvania (Bill Skarsgard) who stalks her, bringing with him unspeakable horror.”

Eggers wrote and directed the remake, as well as producing it alongside Jeff Robinov, John Graham, Chris Columbus and Eleanor Columbus.

Previously, Eggers shared about his film:

Yes, it's a scary movie. It's a horror movie. It's a gothic horror movie. And I think there hasn't been a scary old school gothic movie in a while. And I think most audiences will find this to be the case.”

Eggers earned critical and audience recognition with his debut feature, the independent horror film The Witch (2016), which is classified by many as their favorite of the modern times genre. In 2019 he presented his second feature film, the also acclaimed film The Lighthouse, while in 2022 he launched his thirdthe epic Viking revenge adventure, The Northman.

The original 1922 silent film and German horror classic was directed by German director Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau. His script unofficially adapts the story of Bram Stroker's book, Dracula, providing the audience with an image that became an icon for cinematographic culture. In 1979, Werner Herzog directed another version of the classic.

Focus Features will distribute the film in the US market, while Universal Pictures will distribute it in the international market. The Premiere date set for December 25, 2024.

Teaser trailer:


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