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Larry Fessenden Mashes Up the Frankenstein Monster

Two Frankenstein related stories in one day? It feels a little like Christmas around here! Actually, this next piece isn't so much news as it is something really neat to dig on, especially for fans of everyone's favorite misunderstood monster.

Danny Boyle Taking Frankenstein to the Olympics

Finally a reason to watch this summer's Olympic Games... well, at least the opening ceremony. Fresh off of bringing the Frankenstein monster to life on the London stage, visionary director Danny Boyle is readying some Mary Shelley inspired hijinx for the big competitive dance.

Danny Boyle's Frankenstein Returning to American Movie Screens for Two Nights Only in June

Want to see 28 Days Later director Danny Boyle's stage production of Frankenstein starring Trainspotting's Jonny Lee Miller and "Sherlock" Benedict Cumberbatch but can’t afford airfare to the UK? No worry; it’s coming back to a US theater near you for two nights only next month.

A Sneak Peek of the Creature Sculpt for Phil Nichols' Stage and Film Frankenstein Projects

We previously told you about Phil Nichols' upcoming stage production of Frankenstein at the Country Playhouse in Houston, Texas, and now we've gotten word that he also has a Frankenstein film project in the pipeline with the working title The Sick and Twisted Tale of Frankenstein.

Indie Horror Month: Phil Nichols Casts His Frankenstein Stage Play and Shares Info on Juice: Zombie Alley Vol. I

Actor/writer/director/producer/special effects maven Phil Nichols is one of the busiest guys we know, but in honor of our Indie Horror Month celebration, he took some time to drop us a line with an update on what he's been up to.

Diamond Select Toys Continues to Roll Out the Universal Monsters

Oh, Diamond Select Toys! How easy you make it to part with our hard earned cash. Fans of the Universal monsters be warned ... you're about to drool all over yourself ... AGAIN!

Mezco Releases Another Look at Its 9" Frankenstein's Monster Figure

As a lover of the Universal Monsters, there are few people on the planet more excited for the release of Mezco's 9" take on the Frankenstein monster than I am. It's glorious. Just glorious. How about another look?

Danny Boyle's Frankenstein Stage Play Returning to Cinemas This Summer

Due to popular demand Danny Boyle's award-winning production of Frankenstein returns to cinemas from June this year, with Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternating the roles of Victor Frankenstein and the Creature for a special two-part presentation.

Boston Sci-Fi Festival to Conclude with The 'Thon

We've heard of movie marathons that last all day…10-, 12-hour events, but this is ridiculous! The Boston Sci-Fi Festival runs from February 10-20, but the really cool thing for fans is The 'Thon, the 24-hour film festival that caps off the event. Now that's a lot of sci-fi!

Shawn Levy's Frankensetin Still Has a Spark of Life

Around a week or so ago we reported that 20th Century Fox balked at director Shawn Levy's proposed budget for his version of the classic tale of Frankenstein. Still that hasn't derailed the filmmaker who is committed to finding a way to make it work.

Fox isn't Flying with Inflated Frankenstein

We've been talking about Shawn Levy's telling of the tale of Frankenstein for quite a bit now here on Dread Central, and finally an update has come. It's just not a good one.

Universal Restoring Some Classic Horror Films as Part of its Yearlong Centennial Celebration

Universal is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2012 and will commemorate its centennial with a yearlong celebration honoring the studio’s rich film history and cultural legacy, which, as every horror fan knows, includes a plethora of genre films. A significant element of the centennial includes the extensive restoration of 13 of the studio’s most beloved titles, 6 of which are near and dear to our hearts.

Eye Open Pictures to Resurrect Frankenstein

We recently landed the first trailer and some behind-the-scenes eye candy for director Jordan L. Salkil's newest imagining of Mary Shelley's classic tale Frankenstein. After stitching things up nice and tight and jolting them with a bit of lightning, we're now ready to share.

Pencil in a Date for Jaws on Blu-ray and a Classic Universal Monsters Blu-ray Box Set!

Words alone cannot fully express to you how long I've been hoping to write this news story. If there's one thing that Blu-ray has been missing, it's a nearly thirty-foot aquatic eating machine with rows and rows of razor sharp teeth. Oh,mand some classic monster movies. Looks like all that is about to change.

An Update on Gris Grimly's Frankenstein and a Peek at Some New Artwork

With so many various Frankenstein projects swirling around us these days, it's hard to keep track of them all, but one we've been keeping an eye on for some time now is Gris Grimly's upcoming three-volume 200-page Frankenstein artbook, and today he showed off one of his newest illustrations.