The script for Blumhouse Footage remake of The Wolfman starring Ryan Gosling continues to be in growth says producer Jason Blum. The Wolfman is without doubt one of the most iconic of the Common Monsters, having first appeared within the 1941 movie starring Lon Channey Jr. In 2010, a remake starring Benenco Tel Toro within the title position opened in theaters after a really troubled manufacturing to detrimental opinions and was a box-office bomb.
After Common tried to relaunch their monster’s property with the essential and box-office failure of 2017’s The Mummy, they scrapped their plans for his or her cinematic universe referred to as the Darkish Universe. The studio determined to do stand-alone horror tales, the primary being 2020’s The Invisible Man, which was a field workplace and significant success. Scorching off the success the studio reteamed The Invisible Man director Leigh Whannell and producer Jason Blum to do one other monster property, The Wolfman, which had already secured actor Ryan Gosling for the lead position.
In an interview with Collider, producer Jason Blum confirmed they’re nonetheless growing a script for The Wolfman. The profitable horror producer says they’re ready on the script to be excellent for star Ryan Gosling, one which the actor feels comfy with. Ryan Gosling could be very concerned with The Wolfman as the movie was green-lit from his pitch to Common Footage. Blum mentioned:
“Wolfman, we’re additionally engaged on the script, bought to get the script, proper. In that case, it is Ryan Gosling…However engaged on making an attempt to get a script that he feels good about and comfy about and enthusiastic about.”
The Wolfman is one in every of many tasks primarily based on the Common Monsters the studio has deliberate. Eternals director Chloé Zhao is growing a sci-fi western Dracula film on the studio, whereas a separate Dracula undertaking from Strolling Lifeless creator Robert Kirkman primarily based on the aspect character Reinfeld is in growth. Elizabeth Banks is ready to direct The Invisible Girl, which has no connection to the already launched Invisible Man. James Wan is engaged on a brand new model of Frankenstein. In the meantime, Toy Story 4 Josh Cooley director has the live-action/animated hybrid Little Monsters which shall be geared toward a youthful viewers.
Gosling’s involvement with The Wolfman was a shock to many, because the actor has tended to keep away from massive franchise IP-driven movies in favor of character-centric tales like First Man or unique properties like Drive and La La Land. Gosling has been thought of for quite a lot of high-profile movies together with The Lone Ranger, 2017’s Magnificence and the Beast, The Joker in Suicide Squad, and the Sinister Six movie Sony was growing. Gosling did star within the lead position of Blade Runner 2049, a sequel to a extremely influential movie and Gosling himself has by no means expressed any disinterest in franchise movies. Given he pitched The Wolfman to Common, it seems he’s very enthusiastic about this explicit undertaking.