James McAvoy for Frankenstein (Mania.com)

By:Tim Janson
Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2013

From Mania’s Tuesday Terrrors (read here). “James McAvoy to play Victor Frankenstein.  James McAvoy is set to play Victor Frankenstein in 20th Century Fox's upcoming Frankenstein. Deadline has the news, reporting that the X-Men: First Class star will join Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter Saga), cast earlier this year in the Igor role. Paul McGuigan (Push) is attached to direct.  The film, scripted by Max Landis (Chronicle) adapts Mary Shelley's 1818 novel”.

This version of Mary Shelly’s novel is slated for October 17th, 2014. It will be released by 20th Century Fox.