Stuart Beattie’s “I, Frankenstein” will be filmed in Victoria it has been announced. Hopscotch/eOne and Lionsgate will distribute the film.
Based on the comic by Kevin Grevioux, the story follows Frankenstein’s monster Adam (Eckhart) who, centuries after his birth, comes to aid of humankind as a war between two supernatural clans threatens to take over the Earth.
All stages of pre, post and filming will take place at the Docklands Studios in Melbourne and will create approximately 500 jobs for local cast and crew.
The project is estimated to generate $37 million for the Victorian economy. Shooting kicks off in February.