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3 items from 2012

Cazenave Helms "Holmes vs. Frankenstein"

2 July 2012 2:56 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

French director Gautier Cazenave is set to helm "Sherlock Holmes vs. Frankenstein" for Marteau Pictures and Parkland Pictures says Screen Daily.

The story has sees Holmes and Doctor Watson travelling to Germany to investigate a strange case in the village of Darmstadt.

Cazenave penned the script while Shane Briant and real life baron Clement Von Franckenstein will star in the project. Shooting kicks off next year. »

- Garth Franklin

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“Frankenstein vs. Sherlock Holmes” Project Matriculating

2 July 2012 11:05 AM, PDT | FamousMonsters of Filmland | See recent Famous Monsters of Filmland news »

According to Screen Daily, Parkland Pictures is creating and selling a project that pits two massive names in the annals of literature, Frankenstein and Sherlock Holmes, against each other. Aptly titled Frankenstein Vs. Sherlock Holmes, the film follows Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson’s investigation in Darmstadt. The film will star Shane Briant and Clement Von Franckenstein (seriously; his family inspired Mary Shelley’s novel), or so says Styd.

What can go wrong with such a brilliant idea?


- Andy Greene

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Writer-Director to Bring Us Sherlock Holmes vs. Frankenstein

2 July 2012 7:12 AM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

The Frankenstein monster has taken on many a foe in cinema, namely his creator.  Now, his world is colliding with Sherlock Holmes in, well, the aptly titled Sherlock Holmes vs. Frankenstein, says Screen Daily.

Parkland Pictures is shepherding/selling the project which has French director Gautier Cazenave attached.

According to the site, the film "sees Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson travelling to Germany to investigate a strange case in the village of Darmstadt." Shocker.  This shit writes itself.

Hammer vet Shane Briant - who appeared in Captain Kronos and Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell - is attached to star with Clement Von Franckenstein (apparently a real-life baron whose family name served as the inspiration for Mary Shelley's novel).

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