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Stuart Beattie to shoot I, Frankenstein in Australia

MUMBAI: Come January when Stuart Beattie is to start shooting for Hopscotch Features and Lakeshore Entertainment‘s I, Frankenstein in Australia. The film has been adapted from the graphic novel of the same name by Kevin Grevioux, co-creator of the Underworld franchise.


In an announcement by co-producer Hopscotch Features the film is described as "A modern-day epic: Frankenstein‘s creature, Adam, has survived into the present day due to a genetic quirk in his creation. Making his way to a dark, gothic metropolis, he finds himself caught in an all-out, centuries old war between two immortal clans."


Troy Lum of Hopscotch said, "We have wanted to work with Stuart on a big film in Australia and when we had the opportunity earlier this year to expand our relationship with Lakeshore on the creation of a potential franchise, it all came together."


 Averred Tom Rosenberg of Lakeshore, "We‘ve tremendously enjoyed making our Underworld franchise films and we are looking forward to working with Stuart and our partners at Hopscotch and Lionsgate to create a new world for a legendary character."


Earlier, Beattie had directed Tomorrow When The War Began and also wrote films like Australia, Pirates of the Caribbean, Collateral and G.I Joe.


While Lionsgate will distribute the film in the US, Hopscotch will distribute in Australia and Lakeshore will handle the film‘s international.

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