St.It looks like Bride of Frankenstein will no longer be bought by Netflix, which has taken the project off its schedule.
“Bride of Frankenstein” (“The Bride” in the original) will no longer be produced by Netflix: the streaming giant has actually decided stop production remake with Christian Bale and Penelope Cruz, directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal. If so, then in early August there was news that the boss remake of Bride of Frankenstein from 1935. would have been Maggie Gyllenhaal and that the production of the film would have been commissioned by Netflix, there is now a vehement denial.
The film was supposed to revive one of the monsters of Universal, the bride of Frankenstein, and that’s exactly what was intended for the role of the protagonist. Penelope Cruzsurrounded Christian Bale as Dr. Frankenstein. According to some reports, the reasons that prompted Netflix to abandon the project depend on the ongoing strike of writers and actors.
Bride of Frankenstein remake removed from Netflix agenda
For the remake, Netflix initially earmarked $80 million budget and filming was supposed to start in the first months 2024. Given the streaming giant’s exit from the project, it’s safe to assume the film will remain on hold for the time being, awaiting new producers. The joint collaboration between Netflix and Gyllenhaal could be the second after the film adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s novel The Dark Daughter with Olivia Colman and Dakota Johnson.
Gyllenhaal’s remake was also not the only one in the works: even though Guillermo del Toro in fact, Netflix would have formed a partnership to give life to a personal adaptation of Frankenstein. The work to which del Toro devoted many years and in which the main characters My gothOscar Isaac and Andrew Garfield. Given the similarities between the two titles, while the story, direction and cast will all lead to two very different outcomes, perhaps Netflix decided to focus on a more engaging title, given also the huge success that del Toro’s work has received. , from his Pinocchiothe winner of many awards in the Kunstkamera anthology series, led to the platform.
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