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Monster Mash! Casting news for Frankenstein with Daniel Radcliffe and another title change for Dracula

Here's a pair of updates for retellings/re-imaginings featuring classic horror movie characters: FRANKENSTEIN starring Daniel Radcliffe and Universal's origins movie for Dracula. THR is reporting that Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay is in talks to join FRANKENSTEIN, which retells the classic story from Igor's (Radcliffe) point of view and James McAvoy is...

James McAvoy will be Dr. Frankenstein opposite Daniel Radcliffe as Igor

20th Century Fox have found their Doctor Frankenstein after a search that included BOARDWALK EMPIRE's Jack Huston and ROCKNROLLA's Toby Kebbell . After screen testing, director Paul McG uigan 's untitled FRANKENSTEIN will star X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST star James McAvoy . McAvoy will appear alongside Daniel Radcliffe who was previously cast as Igor. Paul McG uigan 's...

Jack Huston and Toby Kebbell are battling it out for the lead role in Paul McGuigan's Frankenstein

Every tale that makes it to the movie screen seems to need a rival these days. This is the case with the FRANKENSTEIN adaptations. There are four versions out there but the only two that have steam are I, FRANKENSTEIN and FRANKENSTEIN (working title). The one up for discussion today, or at least in this article is FRANKENSTEIN. Jack Huston (BOARDWALK EMPIRE) and Toby Kebbell...

BBC's Sherlock with Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman starts filming season three on Monday

Rejoice Sherlock fans! Deadline is reporting that Sherlock had its first season three read-through yesterday and that filming on the hit BBC show will start Monday. It was a little iffy for a while when production was going to start since stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman have been busy working on a couple of films you may have heard of (do I really need to list THE...

Daniel Radcliffe is in final negotiations to play Igor in Frankenstein

Remember when Daniel Radcliffe was interested in taking on the role of Igor in Max Landis' adaptation of FRANKENSTEIN? It seems now that he's probably going to score the part. Variety is reporting that Radcliffe is in final negotiations to take on Igor, who was described last Fall as, "as pathologically dirty and dressed in old clowns clothing." What's interesting is that...

Directing news double feature: Sherlock director for Untitled Max Landis Frankenstein project and David Slade's next flick

First up we have the untitled Frankenstein project from screenwriter Max Landis (CHRONICLE), once set to be directed by Shawn Levy (REAL STEEL) but now looking to Paul McGuigan (PUSH, LUCKY NUMBER SLEVIN) to take the reins.  McGuigan has done some stellar work in the last few years directing four of the six "Sherlock" episodes, and I imagine he'd bring a very fascinating blend of...
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