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The Dark Universe: What We Know About Universal's Monster Franchise

The earliest seeds of this shared monster universe have been laid. Let's take a moment to run through everything that we know about the creatures at the forefront of the movement -- and the creators who will attempt to bring them back from the cinematic dead.

Will Javier Bardem Play Frankenstein's Monster? The Actor Updates Us

Nearly a year after it was reported that Javier Bardem was being eyed to play Frankenstein in the Universal Monsters cinematic universe, the actor has updated us on what's happening with that role.

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The Greatest Horror Movies Never Made Are Heading To TV For A Cool New Show

Horror fans everywhere will want to tune into this upcoming new series about the best horror films never made.

Universal's Monster Franchise May Have Found Its Frankenstein

While the Universal monsters may not be quite as popular as they were in decades past, the new franchise has been grabbing a lot of big Hollywood names to add gravitas, including this big star to possibly play Frankenstein.

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Victor Frankenstein Director's Blunt Opinion Of Frankenstein

Victor Frankenstein's director Paul McGuigan has opened up about the importance of deviating from a iconic property's source material. It's not that nice.

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Sean Bean Will Take On Frankenstein For This Crazy New Project

Even without Universal’s upcoming horror-free slate of monster movies, audiences around the world are in the midst of a Frankenstein-asance, and Mary Shelley’s greatest accomplishment will soon be getting one of its strangest adaptations yet, with former Game of Thrones star Sean Bean at the head.

Wait, We're Getting ANOTHER New Frankenstein Movie?

Candyman helmer Bernard Rose is the latest filmmaker wanting to take a crack at bringing Frankenstein back to the big screen, but do audiences want to see a modern updating of this classic monster movie?

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The Universal Monsters Are Getting Their Own Cinematic Universe

Universal is ready to make a hard push with their lineup of classic monsters - Frankenstein, Dracula, The Wolf Man, Creature Of The Black Lagoon, The Invisible Man, Bride Of Frankenstein, and The Mummy - and are planning a series of films that will all be linked together within a cohesive world. Shepherding this experiment will be Chris Morgan and Alex Kurtzman, which isn't a big surprise if you know the two writer's backgrounds.

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Fox's Frankenstein Prequel Has A New Title And Synopsis

Presumably, this is basically Medical School Frankenstein, with only lip service paid to the fact that the doctor will end up creating a monstrosity. While this is a departure from what we know about the classic tale, it is more in line with the Mary Shelly book, which detailed the moral, ethical and philosophical struggles of the doctor.

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The Wolverine Sequel, Fantastic Four 2, And A Mystery Marvel Project Get Release Dates At Fox

20th Century Fox is in the midst of setting things up so that they will have new comic book projects continually coming out over the next few years. In addition to X-Men: Days of Future Past, which will be coming out this May, the studio already has their Fantastic Four reboot scheduled to come out next year, and X-Men: Apocalypse set for 2016, but now they've officially added three more big titles to their own developing Marvel cinematic universe.

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Weekend Box Office:  I Frankenstein Falls To Pieces, Ride Along Cruises To Repeat Top Spot

The one newcomer this weekend, I, Frankenstein, couldn't generate enough electricity to bring a Frankenstein monster to life, much less draw in audiences. The bizarre action/horror entry crashed in at sixth place with just $8 million against its $65 million production budget.

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David Fincher's Gone Girl, Frankenstein, And More Get New Release Dates

20th Century Fox has some big stuff on their upcoming slate, from a new David Fincher film to the story of the Bible, and today they've announced a crop of new release dates for some of their projects.The studio has not only officially dated both Gone Girl and the feature film version of the miniseries The Bible, but has also shifted around both the animated Book of Life and and the James McAvoy/Daniel Radcliffe-starring adaptation of Frankenstein.

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Downton Abbey Star Joins James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe For Frankestein Feature

Downton Abbey’s Jessica Brown Findlay (Lady Sybil Branson nee Crawley) will join forces with X-Men: First Class’s James McAvoy (Professor Charles Xavier) and Harry Potter’s Daniel Radcliffe (The Boy Who Lived) for a Frankenstein reboot that is sure attract the attention of fanboys and fangirls from all over. Come for the stars; stay for the WTF-factor.

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James McAvoy Is The Doctor To Daniel Radcliffe's Igor In New Frankenstein Movie

You know how there are all these rumors about how Tom Cruise hires co-stars who are willing to slouch or who are also vertically challenged so he doesn't look so short onscreen? Those are the kind of crazy lengths you have to go to when you're a very small A-lister, but James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe have come up on a much easier solution-- find short actors you like, team up, look totally tall in comparison to each other onscreen

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Guillermo del Toro Wants Benedict Cumberbatch For His Frankenstein Adaptation

Director Guillermo del Toro seems to be very excited by the prospect of working with Benedict Cumberbatch. As we reported back in April, the two men are set to collaborate on the gothic haunted house movie Crimson Peak, which will be the filmmaker's next project, but apparently that just isn't enough for del Toro. Not only does he want Cumberbatch for his ghost story, he wants him to play the lead in his version of Frankenstein.

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Daniel Radcliffe Could Be Joined By Toby Kebbell Or Jack Huston In New Frankenstein Adaptation

When it was announced earlier this month that 20th Century Fox had officially announced a release date for their upcoming version of Frankenstein, it was a clue that the production is finally ready focus on putting all of its pieces together in order to get ready for cameras to start rolling.

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The Counselor, Alvin And The Chipmunks 4, And More Get New Release Dates

Prepare thyselves, for Hollywood is doing some major moving and shaking today with its release calendar. Not only has 20th Century Fox announced new dates for four of their upcoming features, we also have learned when you'll be able to see one of the most talked about films of this year's Sundance Film Festival.

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Daniel Radcliffe In Talks To Play Igor In Paul McGuigan's Frankenstein Film

Last fall, there was talk of Daniel Radcliffe eying a role in Paul McGuigan's revisionist take on Mary Shelley's classic Frankenstein. Months later, word is, the Harry Potter star is in final negotiations for the Fox film. Assuming everything goes as reportedly planned, this would add to the actor's growing list of darker projects, and also feature adaptations of popular novels.

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Dean Koontz's Frankenstein Series To Be Developed For A TNT Pilot

We learned earlier today that TNT was set to move forward with Frank Darabont's TV adaptation of John Buntin's book L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America’s Most Seductive City. And now it seems the network is looking to put into development another small screen book adaptation. This one will adapt Dean Koontz's Frankenstein series.

Guillermo del Toro's Frankenstein Back On Track At Universal

It's a good week for monster movies, with Tim Burton's Frankenweenie reviving a lot of the screen's classic spooks, and Universal celebrating its roster of creatures with a centennial celebration in Los Angeles, a monthlong retrospective called Monstrous Centennial: Universal's Legacy of Horror

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