Two more names are being bandied about as potential cast members of I, Frankenstein, one of the many Frankenstein projects in various stages of production, and we have to admit that with these additions this film is shaping up quite nicely. Both Underworld veteran Bill Nighy and Australian actor Socratis Otto are in line for major roles in the Lakeshore Entertainment and Hopscotch Features project.
Finally some casting news is coming in for one of the many Frankenstein projects on the burners at multiple studios. Aaron Eckhart (Battle Los Angeles, The Dark Knight) has signed on to portray Adam Frankenstein in the Lakeshore Entertainment, Hopscotch Features, and Lionsgate production of I, Frankenstein.
Image Entertainment has come a really long way. Within the last few years they have climbed to the top of the quality DVD and Blu-ray mountain with stellar releases of "The Twilight Zone" and much more. Now it appears as if the best is yet to come! As per Variety:
It's been a long while since we've heard anything pertaining to the badass looking project I, Frankenstein. As with many movies, there's been a bit of a change in regard to exactly who will be bringing it to the big screen.
The Frankenstein monster has long held a special place in the hearts of the staff here at the Dread Central offices, and now that Lakeshore Entertainment has nabbed the film rights to I, Frankensetin, it looks as if we're gonna be getting a whole lot more
Looking to further expand upon the possession craze that has begun sweeping the horror community as of late, Lionsgate and Lakeshore Entertainment have partnered to get the ball rolling on the next bit of the devil made them do it mayhem.
Director Scott Derrickson has had enough of giant robots and wooden actors who contribute to the Earth standing still. The filmmaker whom many of us love for The Exorcism of Emily Rose is now heading back to the land of the supernatural with his latest flick, The Living.
We've heard it might be turned into a musical and we've heard more times than we can count that a sequel is coming ... all with no real results ... but finally it looks like fans of Heathers are being thrown a bone with some actual meat on it. Sony Pictures TV and Lakeshore Entertainment have the project in the script stage at Fox with Mark Rizzo tapped for writing duty to convert the film into a contemporary TV series.