With yesterday's casting of Sixth Sense star, Haley Joel Osment, as young Victor Frankenstein in the upcoming Wake the Dead, a new retelling of Frankenstein, from Slasher Films and Steve Niles, we reached out to the powers that be for some comments.
Well, it looks like one of the many various Frankenstein-based projects floating around Hollywood is about to hit the fast track as it's landed a lead actor. Yep, Haley Joel Osment is set to star in Wake the Dead, the retelling from Slasher Films that’s set in the present day.
Amidst the usual media-fueled hubbub of this year’s Sundance Film Festival, aside from the Kevin Smith Red State circus and Lucky McKee’s The Woman audience freak-out, a surprise announcement was made from one of the unlikeliest of places: former Guns N’ Roses/Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash.
More fresh news about a long gestating project, the feature film adaptation of Steve Niles' Wake the Dead, has come our way and we're pretty giddy! Read on for the latest!
According to MTV's Splash Page, Steve (30 Days of Night) Niles' Wake The Dead has been delayed by work being done for The Hobbit, which is being directed by Guillermo (Hellboy) Del Toro and is slated for a 2012 release.
This morning's Variety confirmed a story we threw at you on Friday about a live-action adaptation of Steve Niles' Wake the Dead, peppering in a few more details that deemed it re-newsworthy.
It's hard to deny now that the mind behind 30 Days of Night (review), Steve Niles, will Wake the Dead in some form.