The Wolfman and the Creature have had their day in the sun, and now it's Dracula and Frankenstein's turn! Granted, the sun may not be the best place for Dracula, but you'll want to check out his upcoming Minimates set in a good light as well as the series he'll share with Frankenstein's famous monster.
What's with all the Frankenstein lately? The classic creature is bound to resurface in no less than three projects in various planning stages, and today's news tells us that Fox is looking to add another. Read on for the details.
As we told you yesterday, there are four new Frankenstein films on the way from Ghost House Pictures, Summit, Universal, and Columbia. Now it looks like Summit is pulling ahead of the pack as it's just signed both a writer and a director for its adaptation of Kenneth Oppel's novel This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein.
Ghost House & Universal Diving into Two New Frankenstein Projects; Summit & Columbia Working on Two More!
As a confirmed and proud Frankenstein fanatic, it always warms my heart when more tellings of the legendary tale go into production. Such is the case with the upcoming adaptations of the Peter Ackroyd novel The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein and the Kenneth Oppel novel This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein.
Actor Michael Sarrazin, whose roles in the genre have ranged from The Creature in the 1973 TV movie "Frankenstein: The True Story" to a small supporting part in FeardotCom, has passed away in Montreal after a brief battle with cancer. He was 70.
Oh, happy day! The complete movie theatre listings for Danny Boyle's stage production of Frankenstein are here, and you'll be happy to know it's opening pretty damned wide! See if it's playing by you and take a gander at the new one-sheet!
Though we're still a ways away from finding out where we Stateside folks will be able to see a broadcast of Danny Boyle's stage play of Frankenstein, the show is getting ready to hit UK cinemas, and we've got the trailer for you right here!
As horror fans know better than anyone, the best way to beef up a film's mood and atmosphere is through the use of music, and few did that better than the composers who worked for Hammer Films in its heyday. Which is why we're thrilled to pass on the news that three new compilations of Hammer film soundtrack music will be made available through Silva Screen on March 28th.
Great news for anyone not in the UK who's been green with envy since the initial announcement of Danny Boyle's stage adaptation of Frankenstein last year! Looks as if we're getting the next best thing!
A new Frankenstein movie is on the way (oh, how I love typing that out) from Summit Entertainment that will show what it's like working for the madman and dealing with his monster.
Our friends across the pond at SCREAM Magazine are offering three lucky Dread Central readers in the UK a chance to win a copy of the latest issue of SCREAM, Britain's all new premier horror magazine.
Growing up as a horror fan, there were few characters I was able to relate to more than Frankenstein's monster. There are tons of fans out there who feel the same exact way so for better or worse, the character has become one of the most beloved icons in film history. Being fully aware of this, Sony Pictures is going to the well again to bring forth a new telling of this classic story.
Early this year we learned that Oscar winner Danny Boyle would be returning to his theatre roots with a new adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein for the stage, and as of today we know who will be playing both the Monster and his creator, Dr. Frankenstein. In an interesting twist, two people will be alternating playing the roles.
It's been nearly nine months since last we spoke about the Chin's follow-up to My Name is Bruce, but finally the man himself has done a little bit of blathering and of course our ever-so-vigilant ears are here to pick up the chatter for you!
I'm one of the few people who didn't mind the news that visionary director Guillermo del Toro was off of The Hobbit. Don't get me wrong; it's sad to think that we'll never see what del Toro had planned for Middle Earth, but his departure would mean that he'd have more time to devote to other projects ... like his remake of Frankenstein that we've been salivating over since it was announced.