(April 9, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA) Here`s a first look at the production of Bernard Rose`s Frankenstein. This modern day adaptation costars Xavier Samuel (Twilight, Adore, Fury), Vancouver-born Carrie-Ann Moss (The Matrix Trilogy) and Danny Huston (American Horror Story, Big Eyes), and will enjoy its world premiere at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival this Sunday, April 12th.
Set in present day Los Angeles and told entirely from the perspective of the Monster, this version has its own unique twists on the original story. After being artificially created, the Monster, named Adam, is then left for dead by a husband-and-wife team of eccentric scientists. Confronted with nothing but aggression and violence from the world around him, this perfect creation-turned disfigured monster must come to grips with the horrific nature of humanity.
Bernard Rose directed this production from his original script, which was based on Mary Shelley’s classic novel.Xavier Samuel stars as the Monster, with Carrie-Ann Moss as Elizabeth Frankenstein and Danny Huston as Victor Frankenstein, and Tony Todd as Eddie, who last worked with Rose when he was cast in Candyman. Special Effects Make-up was designed by six-time Emmy nominee Randy Westgate (X-Men Origins: Wolverine).Now making the rounds of various film festivals, distributor 20th Century Fox has set October 2 of this year as its official release date.