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Thanks to Empire magazine, we now have our first look at Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) as Igor and James McAvoy (X-Men: First Class) as Victor Frankenstein in the upcoming "Victor Frankenstein" film. Check everything the photos below. Plot: Told from Igor's perspective, we see the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man - and the legend - we know today. The new movie is directed by Paul McGuigan (Push, Lucky Number Slevin) and is set to hit theaters on October 2nd. Photos: (click to enlarge) »
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As Universal pushes back its entire ‘Monster-verse’ by a year, another studio is stepping up to provide audiences with a new take on one of those iconic creatures. 20th Century Fox’s Victor Frankenstein reboot began its campaign to stand apart from the crowd (there’s also a Frankenstein TV series floating about in development) when star Daniel Radcliffe enthusiastically spoke out on the film’s action-packed angle. And now you can add ‘funny’ and ‘dark’ into the list of descriptors, as a new spread in Empire Magazine reveals further details on the monster movie.
This new iteration of Mary Shelley’s classic tome is directed by Paul McGuigan (Push) based on a script by Max Landis (Chronicle), and tells the story of mad scientist Victor Frankenstein (James McAvoy) and his long-suffering assistant Igor (Radcliffe). That quartet of names alone promise stellar genre twists on the familiar material, »
- Gem Seddon
We've already seen a few pictures of Daniel Radcliffe as Igor for Victor Frankenstein, but the first official look at Radcliffe's Igor and James McAvoy as Dr. Frankenstein has landed online via Empire. Paul McGuigan (Lucky Number Slevin, Push) directed the upcoming film from a script by Chronicle screenwriter Max Landis, and production on the monster movie wrapped up last month. It's alive! Official synopsis: James McAvoy is Victor Von Frankenstein and »
- Jesse Giroux
The survival thriller Backcountry (not to be confused with Adam MacDonald`s Canadian wilderness survival flick of the same name which opens today!) is currently in production over in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Other than The Giant Nickel, Sudbury pretty much exists in every Canadians mind come tax season right about now. It is where all our returns are processed, thus this is the only time of year a letter from Sudbury is dreaded or celebrated. Outside of that niggling thought at the back of our minds the feature debut film of Rob Connolly has been filming there of late. Production will conclude at the end of the month. The suspense thriller is written and produced by Kyle Mann (Push).Elliot Baker (Kinnaman) seizes the chance to develop a better...
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4 items from 2015
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