When bloodsuckers metaphorical and literal descend on revolutionary France, there’s only one family you can call: the Belmonts. And if the trailer for Netflix’s new Castlevania continuation is anything to go by, the vampire-slaying family is sending their best and most traumatized boy around.
That’s because Nocturne—a successor series to the popular Castlevania animated series with new writing talent and a new story set hundreds of years after the four-season anime—stars Rondo of Blood and Symphony of the Night’s Richter Belmont (Edward Bluemel), leaping from the worlds of classic Konami video games and into 1792 France. Nocturne follows Richter, a young man still haunted by the death of his mother in a duel with the vampire Olrox (Zahn McClarnon), as he finds himself teaming up with the young revolutionary Maria Renard (Pixie Davies) and a host of monster fighters and mages as they uncover a plot by the mysterious vampire Messiah to rule the world.
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