The star of the Spider-Man spin-off joins the Nosferatu vampire movie

Spider-Man spin-off star Aaron Taylor-Johnson has joined the cast of Robert Eggers’ long-awaited film Nosferatu vampire movie.

According to Deadline, Kraven the Hunter the actor joined an all-star cast that includes Lily-Rose Depp, Bill Skarsgård, Nicholas Hoult, Willem Dafoe, Simon McBurney, Ralph Ineson and Emma Corrin.

Nosferatu is a reimagining of the gothic tale of the obsession between a haunted young woman (Depp) in 19th-century Germany and an ancient vampire from Transylvania (Skarsgard) who haunts her with unspeakable horror.

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Meanwhile, Taylor-Johnson will appear next in the Spider-Man spin-off Kraven the Hunterand recently opened up about how this movie will be different from all the other MCU outings.

“Kraven shot entirely on location will make a difference. It will add something really beautiful to our personal story,” Taylor-Johnson said Hollywood reporter.

“It also sets Kraven apart from that Marvel stage look. It is important that this character is in the real world. This is important for the authenticity of the story. When you’re running barefoot through the streets, you take those elements and play that in them,” he added.

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This isn’t the first Marvel character he’s played. Taylor-Johnson was also a Quicksilver known as Pietro Maximoff Avengers: Age of Ultronwhere he meets his fate by saving Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye.

On how Kraven will be different from Quicksilver, he said, “I’m not here to play the same character twice. As a person, I naturally change and evolve. I’m inspired by new things and you’re growing as a person. I can only go ahead and play things that I haven’t done before.

“I like challenges and I often go outside my comfort zone.”

There is currently no release date for Nosferatu.

Spider-Man: No Way Home is now available for purchase on Prime Video, iTunes, Microsoft Store and other digital retailers.

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