When the experiments of radical scientist Victor Frankenstein go too far, only Igor Strausman, his equally brilliant protege, can bring him back from the brink of madness and save him from his monstrous creation.
Victor Frankenstein is revealed to have had a brother named Henry. In the 1931 film, the main character as played by Colin Clive was named "Henry Frankenstein" instead of "Victor Frankenstein".
Three cast members of Sherlock in this movie: Andrew Scott (Moriarty), Mark Gatiss (Mycroft Holmes), Louise Brealey (Molly Hooper). Director Paul McGuigan also directed 4 episodes of the BBC's series.
The "twist" that this movie puts on the classic tale is that it is told from Igor's perspective. However, Igor doesn't appear in the original novel "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley.
Filmed from November 2013 to March 2014, but no public screening until its release in late November 2015.
Shawn Levy was originally set to direct but backed out.
One of the character's names in this new version of the story is "Dr. Clive." In the 1931 original, Dr. Frankenstein was played by Colin Clive.
The last major Frankenstein film was Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), which featured Kenneth Branagh, Robert Hardy and Helena Bonham Carter, all of whom appeared with Daniel Radcliffe in the Harry Potter films.
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