Scarlett Johansson Will Put a Riff on Bride of Frankenstein for Apple

The Bride of Frankenstein is making a comeback with Scarlett Johansson. Avengers: Endgame Star has signed on to play the lead role in Bride For Apple and A24. Johansson will also produce the film, which is a new take on the classic character. Interestingly, it does not appear that Universal has been working in the version for years, originally as part of the failed Dark Universe.

Apple and A24 have partnered again, according to a new report Bride. The duo previously worked together on Billy Murray and Rashida Jones’ on the rocks, Which debuts this weekend. Scarlett Johansson Jonathan will produce alongside Lia. Sebastian Lelio (A wonderful woman, Gloria}) is ready to direct. A logline is also revealed, which reads as follows.

“A woman made to be the perfect wife, the prodigious passion of a brilliant entrepreneur, rejects her creator, and is forced to flee from her limited existence, facing the world she sees as a monster. Is done. It’s on the run that finds him. Real identity, his astonishing power, and the power to remake himself as his creation. “

Frankenstein’s bride It was originally made on the big screen in 1935 in the classic Monster film directed by James Whale. It was a sequel to 1931 Frankenstein And remains high in relation to this day. Universal had been trying to crack the code on the remake for some time, with Bill Condon and, more recently, David Cope engaging to direct. Angelina Jolie was cast for the lead role. Johansson said this in a statement.

“It’s long overdue for Bride to step out of the shadows of her male counterpart and stand alone. Rebecca Angelo and Lauren Schucker Blum, working with Sebastian and I. I want to free this classic anti-heroine and her I am excited to reflect the story. Today we will see the change. “

In another interesting wrinkle, Lauren Schuker Blum and Rebecca Angelou are writing the script. Blum and Angelo have also recently written the new Wolfman film, in which Ryan Gosling is associated with the star. The film is being produced by Blumhouse for Universal and comes hot on the heels of success Invisible man earlier this year. BrideOn the other hand, its own thing seems to be Universal’s independent, independent of its classic Monster franchise run by the filmmaker. Tom cruise 2017 Mother Both began and ended the Dark Universe, intended to be the Marvel Cinematic Universe of monster films. He did not come out at all.

Scarlett Johansson acted last year Avengers: Endgame, Which went on to become the highest-grossing film in history. The actress is also set to re-set the role of Natasha Romanoff Black widow, Which was originally scheduled to arrive this year, but has been pushed since 2021. We will be sure to post to you as further details Bride Are provided. This news comes to us via the Hollywood Reporter.

Topics: Bride, Frankenstein’s Bride, Apple TV +, Streaming

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