X-Men actor James McAvoy will play Victor Von Frankenstein for Fox Studios in the new movie that also stars Daniel Radliffe as Igor.
Deadline reports that McAvoy has been tapped for the highly coveted role in Frankenstein.
The new take on the Mary Shelley classic has a script written by Chronicle writer Max Landis and is being directed by Paul McGuigan for an October 14, 2014 release.
James McAvoy is currently filming X-Men: Days Of Future Past with Fox and has a new movie coming out later this year with Filth.
Production should begin soon on the new Frankestein; not to be confused with Aaron Eckhart’s I, Frankenstein which comes out January of 2014.