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A Brainy Behind-the-Scenes Still from Frankenstein's Army

18 April 2012 12:06 AM, PDT | | See recent Dread Central news »

We have all been waiting patiently for a look at the goods from the now shooting Frankenstein's Army. Finally something juicy has come! See? Good things happen for those who wait. Dig it!

Over on Twitch they have an image/video on display showcasing a rather gory prop from Richard Raaphorst's upcoming flick courtesy of Special Effects Supervisor Rogier Samuels, who appeared last week on the Netherlands talk show "De Wereld Draait Door". Check out the image and hit the link below to watch the video.

The Czech shoot, portraying Viktor Frankenstein's efforts to turn around German fortunes by animating super soldiers from the body parts of the fallen, is Richard Raaphorst's helming debut and is before cameras right now (how we love saying that).

Karel Roden (The Abandoned, Hellboy, A Lonely Place to Die) plays mad Nazi scientist Viktor, and the flick also features Alexander Mercury (The Golden Compass »

- Uncle Creepy

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Wanna see a gory prop from Frankenstein's Army and some Hobbit feet?

17 April 2012 5:39 PM, PDT | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

In The Netherlands we have daily talkshows just like in every other country, and one of the most popular shows is called "De Wereld Draait Door" (meaning both "The World Keeps Turning" and "The World Is Going Crazy"). Last Friday (the 13th, haha) one of the guests being interviewed turned out to be Rogier Samuels, Senior Prosthetics Technician on the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy and the upcoming "The Hobbit". But Rogier is also the Special Effects Supervisor for Richard Raaphorst's "Frankenstein's Army", and as he wasn't allowed to show any props from "The Hobbit" he showed a few from "Frankenstein's Army" instead. The interview primarily covered Rogier moving to New Zealand for six months with his whole family, but there were plenty of things »

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