Showing on this week’s episode of The Boo Crew podcast to speak about You Ought to Have Left, starring Kevin Bacon, writer-director David Koepp (Jurassic Park, Panic Room, Stir of Echoes) gave us a bit of extra perception into the resurrection of Bride of Frankenstein, which was initially going to be a part of Common’s “Darkish Universe,” with Invoice Condon connected to direct.
Talking with The Boo Crew, Koepp reveals that the trendy day inspiration behind his contemporary tackle Bride of Frankenstein comes from Silicon Valley:
“I simply gave Common a brand new draft a couple of month in the past and so they appear to actually prefer it and so they’re speaking to administrators,” he tells us. “It’s develop into the story of how are we extending our lives; can we create life, can we cheat loss of life? It solely will get an increasing number of related over time. The large life extension work proper now that’s being out in Silicon Valley is overwhelming, spectacular and scary, and I really feel like a gift day model of that’s begging to be made.”
As for the 85-year-long commentary behind the Bride, Koepp says it’s extra related than ever.
“The opposite factor is she is a girl who is just not created however resurrected, and sure individuals really feel possession over her, and that just about too related in the present day within the period of #metoo,” he defined. “What are her rights as an individual, the individual that exists, should you had been useless? There are a whole lot of actually attention-grabbing questions which can be raised.
“Once more, it’s horror effortlessly lending itself to metaphor,” he asserts.
James Whale directed the 1935 sequel to Frankenstein wherein Dr. Frankenstein builds his monster a mate.
With the current success of The Invisible Man, it feels just like the rebirth of the Bride of Frankenstein is imminent.
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