James McAvoy Joins 20th Century Fox’s FRANKENSTEIN

James McAvoy has officially been cast in Frankenstein for 20th Century Fox as the good doctor himself, Victor Frankenstein. Read on for the goods.

victor-mcavoyThe X-Men: First Class star will join Daniel Radcliffe, cast earlier this year in the Igor role. Paul McGuigan is attached to direct.

The film, scripted by Max Landis (Chronicle) adapts Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel.

“I began to pick apart our knowledge of ‘Frankenstein’ and discovered that the public’s idea of this myth comes from a million different places “…I became committed to recontextualizing it all so it all worked in one story. By the end of the day, it’s a period piece and yes, it’s from Igor’s perspective, but man it’s cool. It’s the best thing I’ve written.”

Like what you see? Be sure to also visit Pissed Off Geek too for more news and reviews with a horrific edge. To stay up to date with the latest horror news and reviews from the site be sure to "like" Truly Disturbings's Facebook page and following us on Twitter!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *