Anya Taylor-Joy in Talks for NOSFERATU Remake

Written by Andrew Pollard Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Movie News

Quickly making a name amongst genre fans for her turns in The Witch and Split, Anya Taylor-Joy is now in talks to star in the upcoming Nosferatu remake.

As per Variety, the actress is in negotiations to join the redo, which just so happens to have The Witch’s Robert Eggers on board to write and direct for Studio 8. At present, Taylor-Joy is working on Josh Boone’s X-Men spinoff picture, New Mutants, and she’s also signed up to return for the Split (and Unbreakable) sequel, Glass, but after that it looks like she may well end up tackling Nosferatu’s feared blood-sucker.

In terms of movies, Nosferatu famously began life back as a silent movie in 1922. Focussing on the vampiric Count Orlok of Transylvania, the loose adaptation of Bram Stoker’s famed Dracula saw the Count looking to buy a house in Germany before he quickly became obsessed with the estate agent’s other half. Whilst F.W. Murnau’s 1922 movie is revered as an all-time classic by many, so too is Werner Herzog’s mesmerising 1979 Nosferatu the Vampyre. As such, Eggers certainly has a lot to live up to. If The Witch is anything to go by, though, this is certainly a talented fella, and so here’s hoping he can do something special with this upcoming redo.

As ever, expect more on this as it continues to develop.

SHARE YOUR COMMENTS BELOW OR ON TWITTER @STARBURST_MAG

Find your local STARBURST stockist HERE, or buy direct from us HERE. For our digital edition (available to read on your iOS, Android, Amazon, Windows 8, Samsung and/or Huawei device - all for just £1.99), visit MAGZTER DIGITAL NEWSSTAND.

CLICK TO BUY!

MORE FROM AROUND THE WEB:



Suggested Articles:
In some rather huge news, Linda Hamilton is returning to the Terminator franchise for the upcoming s
One of our favourites directors of the past few years has been Taika Waititi, and so it has us all k
Halloween-inspired short film Mr Dentonn has become the most awarded and selected horror short of al
With the upcoming live-action Teen Titans show having recently cast its Dick Grayson, Starfire and R
scroll back to top

Add comment

Security code
Refresh

Sign up today!
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner