Victor Frankenstein tells the tale from the stance of Igor Strausman (Daniel Radcliffe), with James McAvoy as the titular character, where the radical scientist and his equally brilliant protégé share a noble vision of aiding humanity through their groundbreaking research into immortality.
However, Victor’s experiments go too far and his obsession has horrifying consequences. Only Igor can bring his friend back from the brink of madness and save him from his monstrous creation.
Watching this trailer, Victor Frankenstein gives the tale a comedic tone with modern parlance, and it looks… okay with a lot of impressive visuals, but not outstanding and nothing that you’re not expecting, hence so much for 20th Century Fox’s claim that this is a “dynamic and thrilling twist on a legendary tale”.
However, there is an impressive cast including Jessica Brown Findlay, Andrew Scott, Louise Brealey, Mark Gatiss, Freddie Fox and Daniel Mays and it’s directed by Paul McGuigan (Lucky Number Slevin, Gangster No.1 and The Acid House).
Victor Frankenstein is released in the UK on December 4th.
Check out the trailer below and click on the poster for the full-size image:
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