Andrew Garfield and Mia Goth Join Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘Frankenstein’ – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: After his big win at the Animated Feature Film Oscars on Sunday for Pinocchio, Guillermo del Toro is one step closer to finding his next live-action movie. Sources tell Deadline that Andrew Garfield, Oscar Isaac and Mia Goth are in preliminary talks to star in del Toro Frankenstein at Netflix. Del Toro will write and direct the picture.

Insiders familiar with the photo warn that del Toro is still working on the script and no formal offers have been made to any actors. But sources add that he has met all three and each is on board to play.

Netflix declined to comment.

Del Toro has been developing The Frankenstein Project for some time and has always wanted to make a film centered around the iconic story of Mary Shelley. It is unclear whether his version would be a period image or set in modern times. It is also unknown who would play Doctor Frankenstein or his creation; it is believed that Goth would play the love interest of Doctor Frankenstein.

Even in his early days, del Toro seems to be putting together as fiery an ensemble as any in this town. Isaac keeps busy as he emerges from his Emmy-nominated HBO job Scenes from a wedding and the Marvel Limited Series Moon Knight. He was also recently signed on to play Kurt Vonnegut in the limited series Helltown.

Garfield just earned Emmy and SAG nominations for his work in Under the banner of heaven and is also set to star alongside Florence Pugh in the StudioCanal pic We live in time. As for Goth, she becomes the new scream queen with not one, not two, but three acclaimed performances in horror films x, its prequel pearl And Overflowing swimming pool, which premiered at Sundance.

More to come as this settles down.

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