In case you are not up to date, we tell you that it is on the way The Bride!, a new version of the classic The Bride of Frankensteinhand in hand with Maggie Gyllenhaal as director, screenwriter, and producer, marking her second project behind the lens.

With filming about to kick off, the signing of another member of the cast is announced, Julianne Houghin a role that has not been detailed by the media (via Deadline).

Warner Bros. The film will be released in theaters on October 3, 2025.including functions in IMAX.

Hough joins a talented cast led by Penelope Cruz as The Bride Myrna, Christian Bale like Frankenstein, and Peter Sarsgaard like the detective, in addition to Annette Bening (Nyad), y Jessie Buckley (Men, I’m Thinking of Ending Things). Buckley starred in Gyllenhaal's first feature film as director, The Lost Daughter (2021).


“A lonely Frankenstein travels to 1930s Chicago to seek the help of Dr. Euphronius to create a companion. The two revitalize a murdered young woman and the Bride is born. She goes further than either of them intended, igniting a combustible romance, the attention of the police, and a wild, radical social movement.”

Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Talia Kleinhendler, and Osnat Handelsman-Keren produce alongside Gyllenhaal.

The original 1935 film, from director James Whale, “centers on Dr. Frankenstein (Colin Clive) who after recovering from injuries sustained during the mob attack on him and his creation, falls under the control of his former mentor. , Dr. Pretorius (Ernest Thesiger), who insists that the now chastened doctor resume his experiments in creating new life. Meanwhile, the Monster (Boris Karloff) continues to flee from those who wish to destroy him without understanding that his intentions are generally good despite his lack of socialization and self-control.

In recent times, several plans have been considered to launch a remake of Bride of Frankenstein. We remember Universal Pictures' failed Dark Universe, and Bride from A24 and Apple, with Scarlett Johansson, about which there has been no further news. On the other hand, Guillermo del Toro is working on a project about Frankenstein at home on Netflix.

Hough is a singer, dancer and actress, who has been part of film projects such as the remake of Footlooseromantic drama Safe Haven based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks, the musicals Burlesque y Rock of Ages, among others. She also starred Grease Live! of Fox, and has been part of Dancing with the Stars as a participant, judge, and choreographer.


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