Javier Bardem to Play Frankenstein

Javier Bardem is in talks to play Frankenstein in the upcoming Universal Monster’s reboot. Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan are overseeing the project, which may or may not be a standalone film or interconnected to other films coming

As for the other upcoming Monster films, Tom Cruise will play The Mummy,  Johnny Depp will play The Invisible Man, and Russell Crowe will play Dr. Jekyll.

Release dates for three of the films have been announced and are as follows;  The Mummy, directed by Kurtzman, is premiering June 9, 2017 release date, and yet-to-be-announced titles are set for April 13, 2018 and February 15, 2019.

Source: Deadline

Mandatory Credit: Photo by James McCauley/REX/Shutterstock (5691329l) Javier Bardem 'The Last Face' premiere, 69th Cannes Film Festival, France - 20 May 2016
Mandatory Credit: Photo by James McCauley/REX/Shutterstock (5691329l)
Javier Bardem
‘The Last Face’ premiere, 69th Cannes Film Festival, France – 20 May 2016

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