By on 10 October, 2011

Aaron Eckhart is set to follow in the footsteps of Boris Karloff and Robert De Niro to star as Frankenstein‘s monster in a re-imagining of Mary Shelley‘s classic tale!


The Dark Knight‘ star has signed up to appear in ‘I, Frankenstein‘, a new movie based on ‘Underworld‘ co-creator Kevin Grevioux‘s graphic novel of the same name, which sees Shelley‘s monster alive and well in the present day due to a genetic quirk in his creation. After finding himself in a dark and gothic metropolis, he gets caught in an all-out war between two immortal clans – which has lasted for centuries.

The movie’s scribe and helmer, Stuart Beattie, tells Variety:

“Mary Shelley’s story is about the creation of the first human being. This is the story about that being becoming human.”


I, Frankenstein‘ is due to begin filming in January 2012, in Australia. The U.S. release is has been penned in for 22nd February, 2013.



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