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CBS wants ‘Frankenstein’ to solve crimes in TV pilot?

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BORIS KARLOFF AS FRANKENSTEIN’S MONSTER. UNLIKE VARIOUS MODERN INCARNATIONS, MARY SHELLEY’S ORIGINAL NOVEL TELLS US MUCH ABOUT 19TH CENTURY ATTITUDES TO SCIENCE (UNIVERSAL STUDIOS)

Trending on twitter today was the announcement of CBS ordering the pilot of “Frankenstein” for the 2019-2020 seasonBefore jumping up in joy thinking it’s a Mary Shelley adaptation or Universal Monsters interpretation, sit back, breathe and then read this synopsis,

“A San Francisco homicide detective who’s mysteriously brought back to life after being killed in the line of duty, but as he resumes his old life and he and his wife realize he isn’t the same person he used to be, they zero in on the strange man behind his resurrection – Dr. Victor Frankenstein.” – CBS

Frankenstein is written by Jason Tracey (Elementary). He will also be co-executive producer with Rob Doherty and CBS TV Studios.

Latin Horror will keep you posted as we are big fans of the Universal Monsters!!!

A photo of Charles Ogle as the monster in Frankenstein (1910)

Christian A. Morán
Christian A. Morán has been working on feature films, shorts, music videos and in documentaries, for which he won an award in 2002 at the Aurora Film Festival. As a Production Manager and Senior Editor at Media Blasters Inc., he has worked on and revived numerous Cult and Horror titles such as Lucio Fulci's Zombie 2, Takashi Miike's Ichi the Killer and One Missed Call. He also worked on post-production for Fever Dreams' feature, "Shadow: Dead Riot", starring Tony Todd of Candyman and worked on "Death Trance" directed by Yuji Shimomura and starring Versus' Tak Sakaguchi. Christian has also worked on animated titles including Invader Zim, Berserk, Giant Robo, Samurai Deeper Kyo, 12 Kingdoms and Voltron: Defender of the Universe. He also produced and edited a promotion video for a branch of The United Nations called Alliance of Civilizations which featured President Barack Obama. Currently, he is working with legendary producer Roger Corman and Code Red DVD, who handle titles from MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer). At this time he is producing and directing his own films such as Silentious (2013), Flawed God (2014), Halloween Treat (2014) and the award winning film, Let's Play Dead Girl (2015).

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