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Castlevania: Nocturne Releases New Trailer
Series will premiere on September 28th with a livestream premiere on September 27th
Netflix has unveiled the primary trailer for "Castlevania: Nocturne," a spinoff series derived from Frederator Studios' celebrated animated show, Castlevania. The series is scheduled to debut on September 28, accompanied by a global premiere livestream slated for September 27 at noon EDT on Twitch and Tudum.
This upcoming series will showcase Richter Belmont, a descendant of the original protagonists Sypha and Trevor, alongside Maria Renard. It will be set against the backdrop of France during the tumultuous events of the French Revolution in 1792. Netflix has hinted at the series' capacity to unveil an untold origin story for Richter.
Notably recognized from the Castlevania video game series, Richter and Maria have left their mark, especially in titles like "Castlevania: Rondo of Blood" and "Castlevania: Symphony of the Night."
Heading the series as showrunner is Kevin Kolde, with Clive Bradley credited as its creator and writer. Project 51 Productions takes charge of the series production, assisted by the production services of Powerhouse Animation.
As far back as April 2021, entertainment news outlet Deadline reported Netflix's exploration of a new series within the Castlevania universe, introducing a fresh ensemble of characters. Confirmation of the spinoff series came officially in June 2021, courtesy of the original series executive producer Kevin Kolde, director Sam Deats, and assistant director Adam Deats.
Netflix had previously aired the fourth season of the original series in May 2021, encompassing ten episodes. The inaugural season, featuring four episodes, made its worldwide debut on Netflix in July 2017, followed by the second season, comprising eight episodes, in October 2018. Viz Media additionally made the series accessible on home video. The third season, encompassing ten episodes, premiered in March 2020.
Netflix's portrayal of the series reads as follows:
"Taking inspiration from classic video games, a vampire hunter embarks on a mission to protect a besieged city from an army of supernatural beings controlled by Dracula himself."
The creative team behind the series boasts Sam Deats as director, Warren Ellis as the writer and executive producer, and other executive producers including Fred Seibert, Kevin Kolde, and Adi Shankar.
In the English cast, notable figures include:
- Graham McTavish as Dracula
- Richard Armitage as Trevor Belmont
- James Callis as Alucard
- Alejandra Reynoso as Sypha Belnades
- Emily Swallow as Lisa Tepes
- Tony Amendola as The Elder
Meanwhile, the Japanese dub cast comprises Ryotaro Okiayu, Shinichiro Miki, Naoya Uchida, and Ayaka Shimoyamada.