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Hot on the heels of the first posters for the just-retitled Dracula Untold comes news of Fox's Frankenstein project starring James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe, with Paul McGuigan directing from a script by Chronicle's Max Landis. In another title change, the film is now called Victor Frankenstein, the better to indicate an origin story and hopefully erase any memory of I, Frankenstein.This latest take on Mary Shelley’s chilling tale of man’s scientific hubris has McAvoy as the titular doctor and Radcliffe as his assistant Igor, through whose eyes the story will be told. Frankenstein, you’ll recall, is the man who thought it would be smart to build a creature out of dead people, which ultimately led to the screaming and the smashing and the mobs with the torches and property values going down all over the place.You won't find Igor in Shelley: his origins are in the Universal films, »

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