Bill Nighy is in talks to play the bad guy in the long gestating comic-to-feature adaptation "I, Frankenstein" says Variety
Kevin Grevioux’s story follows the original monster of Victor Frankenstein named Adam (Aaron Eckhart) who is the only force that stands between the human race and an uprising of supernatural creatures determined to overthrow the world. Grevioux, co-created the Underworld film series.
Nighy plays a demon prince in the pic, should he sign on
The Pacific‘s Socratis Otto has been cast as “his compatriot who is tasked with tracking down and capturing Adam.”
"Collateral" scribe Stuart Beattie, wrote the adapted script and will direct.
Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, Andrew Mason and Richard Wright are producing.
Shooting kicks off in Australia in January
The pic has a February 22nd 2013 U.S. release set.