Legendary film director Guillermo del Toro is set to direct his version of the iconic Dr Frankenstein for Netflix along with the charismatic actor Oscar Isaac.
Toro e Issac are no strangers to success as most of their projects receive critical and public acclaim. Guillermo del Toro is known for his unique images of him that combine horror and beauty.
Throughout his career, he has worked on movies like Pan’s Labyrinth, The Shape of Water, Hellboy, Blade 2, and many more projects that have been at the forefront of pop culture. Meanwhile, Oscar Issac is known for his starring roles in Dune Marvel’s Moon Knight, Triple Frontier and Star Wars. Regarding video game issues, we have seen the Director form part of the acclaimed game Death Stranding by Hideo Kojima.
The character and Frankenstein’s monster have been successful in every medium from books, movies, TV shows, and even video games for over 200 years. The very concept continues to fascinate creators around the world to create their interpretations of the tale. Guillermo del Toro is no different, and this isn’t the first time he’s expressed interest in the character.
Toro was working to add his version of Frankenstein’s monster to The Dark Pictures universe. For those who don’t remember, this was Universal Picture’s attempt to create the Avengers from the iconic horror franchises. Creatures like Dracula, The Wolf Man, Frankenstein, and The Mummy were set to have their movies eventually concluding in a team-up. However, after the flop that was The Mummy in 2017, plans for The Dark Universe were cancelled.