First synopsis for Frankenstein starring James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe as Igor in Frankenstein20th Century Fox has released the first synopsis for Frankenstein, director Paul McGuigan’s (Lucky Number Slevin) adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic gothic horror tale, which stars James McAvoy (X-Men: Days of Future Past) as Victor Von Frankenstein and Daniel Radcliffe (The Woman in Black) as his servant Igor….

James McAvoy is Victor Von Frankenstein and Daniel Radcliffe stars as Igor in a unique, never-before-seen twist on Mary Shelley’s classic 19th century novel. Told from Igor’s perspective, we see the troubled young assistant’s dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Victor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man—and the legend—we know today.

Frankenstein is set for release on October 2nd, 2015, with a cast that also includes Jessica Brown Findlay (Downton Abbey), Andrew Scott (Sherlock) and Mark Gatiss (The League of Gentlemen).

Source: Collider

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