It truly is Jacob Elordi’s world and we’re just living in it. Following the success of Saltburn and Priscilla, he’s back to play none other than Frankenstein in director Guillermo del Toro’s highly anticipated Netflix adaptation, and here’s everything you need to know about it.
Based on Mary Shelley’s famous novel, the new version of the beloved story was originally set to star Andrew Garfield as the titular character, but now, Jacob is taking on the iconic role alongside some other famous faces.
So, from the rest of the cast to the rumoured release date and more, here’s what we know about Guillermo del Toro’s Frankenstein.
Who is the cast of Netflix’s Frankenstein?
In 2023, it was reported that the project Andrew Garfield, Oscar Isaac, and Mia Goth would take on the leading roles, but now, Netflix have confirmed that Jacob Elordi, Oscar Isaac, Christoph Waltz, Mia Goth, and Felix Kammerer will star. Can’t wait!
When is the release date for Netflix’s Frankenstein?
There is no release date for Frankenstein right now, but alongside their casting announcement, Netflix revealed that the project was “coming soon.” How soon? We need to know!
In an interview with Collider, Guillermo revealed the project was expected to begin filming in February 2024. “We start shooting in February, and it’s a movie I have been wanting to do for 50 years since I saw the first Frankenstein,” he said.
What is the plot of Netflix’s Frankenstein?
Guillermo was first attached to the project all the way back in 2008, when he shared that he wanted to put a twist on his adaptation of the novel. “I’m not doing ‘Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein,'” he told Slash Film.
“I’m doing an adventure story that involves the creature. I cannot say much, but it’s not the central creation story,” he continued. Now, while other details of the plot are being kept tightly under wraps, we can expect Guillermo to put a super original twist and the story.