Opening Today: “I, Frankenstein” (1/24/2014)

I’ll admit that I really didn’t know much about this upcoming film “I, Frankenstein” which opens today but when I saw the trailers felt that it reminded me enough of the “Underworld” trilogy of films that it would be up my alley. I am a big fan of the Horror and Science-Fiction genres of film and this had a little bit of superhero action to its premise. At least this is what I thought when I saw the trailer.

Poster - I Frankenstein v2 - 2014

Premise: Frankenstein’s monster, named Adam and having taken the surname of his creator, becomes involved in a war between two immortal clans in an ancient city; written and directed by Stuart Beattie, based on the graphic novel and original screenplay by Kevin Grevioux (taken from the film’s Wikipedia entry).

The Cast:
Aaron Eckhart as Adam Frankenstein
Bill Nighy as Naberius
Yvonne Strahovski as Terra
Miranda Otto as Leonore, Queen of the Gargoyles
Socratis Otto as Zuriel
Jai Courtney as Gideon, Leader of the Gargoyle Army
Kevin Grevioux as Dekar
Steve Mouzakis as Helek
Aden Young as Dr. Victor Frankenstein, Adam’s Creator
Deniz Akdeniz as Barachel
Virginie Le Brun as Elizabeth Frankenstein
Goran D. Kleut as Rekem

Another part that appealed to me was the idea of Frankenstein as an action here. We saw that not too long ago in DC Comics “The New 52” title “Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E.” so I feel this would be a fun film to see. Will you be checking out this film when it opens today or perhaps wait until on Netflix or HBO.

Official Wiki Entry:,_Frankenstein

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