Guillermo Del Toro Considers Andrew Garfield, Oscar Isaac, And Mia Goth For Netflix's Frankenstein
Guillermo del Toro considers Andrew Garfield, Oscar Isaac, and Mia Goth for Netflix's Frankenstein. Guillermo del Toro is in talks with Netflix to cast Andrew Garfield, Oscar Isaac, and Mia Goth for his upcoming live-action “Frankenstein” movie, following his recent Oscar win for the best-animated feature with “Pinocchio.”
The movie, Frankenstein, is based on Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel and is part of del Toro’s multi-year deal with Netflix. It is still uncertain how faithful del Toro will remain to the original material, and Netflix has declined to comment.
Andrew Garfield is in talks to play the titular character in the "Frankenstein" movie, while Oscar Isaac is being considered for the role of his assistant, Igor.
Mia Goth is said to be in early discussions to play the female lead in the film.
Del Toro reportedly has a good relationship with all three actors, which could bode well for their potential casting.
While talks are in the early stages, it is worth noting that the role each actor is being considered for has been revealed.
Del Toro’s Frankenstein Eyeing Andrew Garfield, Oscar Isaac
Garfield has recently starred in Hulu’s “Under the Banner of Heaven” and “Tick, Tick… Boom!,” while Isaac has been seen in “Scenes From a Marriage,” “Moon Night,” “The Card Counter,” and “Dune.”
Goth is best known for her roles in Ti West’s “X” trilogy and Brandon Cronenberg’s “Infinity Pool.”
While del Toro has been developing the "Frankenstein" project for several years, it's still uncertain how closely it will follow the source material.
However, the article notes that del Toro has expressed his admiration for Shelley's novel and is known for his love of monsters and horror. The project is said to be a passion project for del Toro, who has been a fan of the story since he was a child.
There is no word on when production is expected to begin.