Check This Out: Gritty New Concept Art from I, Frankenstein
by Alex Billington
August 11, 2009
Back in April we announced a new project called I, Frankenstein that is being developed by Underworld: Rise of the Lycans director Patrick Tatopoulos and Underworld co-creator Kevin Grevioux. The film is an adaptation of a Dark Horse comic of the same name that brings together various classic monsters, including Frankenstein's Monster, the Invisible Man, Dracula and the Hunchback of Notre Dame, in a contemporary film noir setting. A handful of various websites have unveiled four different concept art images today from the in-development project for your viewing pleasure. Each one features a different monster character.
Thanks to IESB, ShockTillYouDrop, Bloody-Disgusting, and AICN for debuting these - click on any of them above to see them in high resolution. When compared to the comic book version of I, Frankenstein, there are some differences. These images represent Patrick's vision of the world created by Kevin Grevioux who is currently hard at work on the script for the film. The concept is that these characters are a bit more advance than before, like Frankenstein is a detective, and Dracula is a kingpin of crime, and so on. I'm really digging the concept and these images so far. Looking forward to seeing this develop! Stay tuned for more updates.
Reader Feedback - 13 Comments
Frankenstein as a detective and Dracula as a kingpin of crime? This is sounding good... 🙂
Janika on Aug 11, 2009
Corey on Aug 11, 2009
Too bad the movie will look nothing like those pics.
Cat on Aug 11, 2009
Frankenstein or Frankenstein's monster is a detective?
KMils on Aug 11, 2009
that sounds freaking awesome! there's something worth looking forward to!
Xerxex on Aug 11, 2009
Artwork reminds me a little of Enki Bilal
TediusTed on Aug 11, 2009
van hellsing meets hellboy it seems
nelson on Aug 11, 2009
Sabes on Aug 11, 2009
i love mixing up classic monsters, so as long as it doesn't suck as much as Underworld did then I'm down
DoomCanoe on Aug 11, 2009
The whole concept of mixing movie monsters has never really been done successfully on film (need I mention Van Helsing?). For me, this has been done beyond the point of interest but this film may succeed where others have failed.
SlashBeast on Aug 11, 2009
Frankenstein looks cool!
Robbie on Aug 12, 2009
Underworld was awesome. Perfect director for an undertaking like this.
Vold on Aug 12, 2009
^ No. Never. Ever.
Governor on Oct 31, 2010
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