Wolfman stars Ryan Gosling in the lead and Derek Cianfrance is directing
by Rick Gonzales | published
Universal Pictures had a grand plan. His “grand plan”, what he called the Dark Universe, was to bring back all of his classic universal monsters Including Dracula, Frankenstein, The Wolfman, The Invisible Man, The Bride of Frankenstein and The Invisible Woman.
The plan was quickly derailed with some box office failures, but with the relaunch of Dark Universe (thanks invisible man), Universal wants to get back on track with another recently announced monster movie: the Wolfman,
Derek Cianfrance is directing the Wolfman
Universal reached early Leigh Whannell – The. Director of invisible man – for helm wolf man, But news emerged in October 2021 that Whannell was walking away from the project due to scheduling conflicts.
Instead, Derek Cianfrance would direct the film, and it would be surprising if Ryan Gosling had nothing to do with the election. Cianfrance and Gosling have previously collaborated on the 2010 romantic drama blue Valentine and the crime drama of 2012 the place Beyond the Pines,
This kind of buy-in between director and star is often one of the key factors in making a successful film. In that sense, it’s a good sign that they are both on board.
The film studio also convinced Jason Blum and his Blumhouse productions to be part of the production team. Blumhouse is known for his smart horror films such as The Purge suffrage, Cheat suffrage, splitAnd go One of his long list of hit horror films.
The original Dark Universe plan was scrapped Tom Cruise’s mom after the bombing
The idea behind the idea was great. The genius behind the idea seemed even better. Technically, Universal made its debut dark universe with 2014 Dracula Untold, Luke Evans starred in the film (Alienist, Beauty and the Beast) as Vlad Dracula, the Prince of Wallachia who eventually becomes the Count.
Unfortunately, it didn’t hit the box office numbers Universal was looking for, though that didn’t stop them from moving forward. Of course, he had a plethora of big names to pitch his vision.
Perhaps Universal was overconfident. In his monster stable, he had the likes of Tom Cruise, Angelina Jolie, and Johnny Depp. He also had Russell Crowe, whom he was hoping to bridge the films with, as Dr. Jekyll.
was on the cruise Mother The reboot, which we got, was supposed to star Jolie as The Bride of Frankenstein, and Depp was along for the ride as The Invisible Man. even had plans the Wolfman, So what? Well, Tom Cruise and Mother What happened? The massive box office failure (really surprising in its failure) forced Universal to reconsider its plans.
This was going to be a collection of Universal monster movies that linked Crow’s Jekyll, the leader of the Prodygium, a secret society (similar to Shield) that would hunt demons or supernatural threats. but with mother’s A massive critical and a box office failure, the plans were scrapped. so were there any future plans the Wolfman, until…
The dark universe found new life with the invisible man
Now we come to the present, where Universal is attempting to launch version 2.0 of its Dark Universe. This time around, though, the movies won’t be connected via Jekyll and Prodyssium. In fact, the movies won’t connect until one of their upcoming movie catalogs calls for a sequel.
Now Universal is making all of its monster movies as stand alone, with their first creature feature being the Elisabeth Moss hit, invisible man, second will be the Wolfman,
invisible man Elisabeth was a huge hit with Moss, grossing over $144 million at the box office on a $7 million budget. It’s a victory for an *ahem* monster for the franchise and why the studio has felt more confident with what it plans ahead.
Ryan Gosling is the new star of Wolfman
Ryan Gosling’s coming on board was the biggest addition the Wolfman, adding a major star to the ranks. There was an early deepfake video casting Gosling in the role, though we haven’t seen any official pictures for the actor yet.
It was Gosling who nailed Wolfman, and it was exactly what Universal wanted for 2.0. They are looking for amazing filmmakers to create their own unique versions of classic movie monsters.
wolfman release date
There is currently no release date or firm production path. the Wolfman. While this can sometimes be a bad sign for a movie, there are a few reasons behind it. For starters, Ryan Gosling has a busy schedule these days after a long Hollywood hiatus.
Ryan Gosling took an extended break from acting
For a while there, we weren’t sure if we were ever going to get Ryan Gosling back in front of the camera. He was, at one time, one of the busiest actors in Tinsel Town, but that changed dramatically when he stepped down in 2018.
His last film was 2018 Sleeper, first man, where he played the role of astronaut Neil Armstrong. But since that time, the prolific actor has spent time being a father to his two children with partner Eva Mendes, who himself stopped acting in 2014 when he had his first child with Gosling. .
Gosling is now back and coming back with a vengeance. is the first gray man where he’s starring alongside Chris Evans and Ana de Armas, then comes barbie, where he played Kane in Margot Robbie’s Barbie. While those two movies are undoubtedly the most awaited, wolf man Even more can be anticipated than the two films mentioned before combined.
Not much has been updated regarding the progress of wolf manAlthough Universal still has them high on their list of Universal monsters, they will be back on the big screen in the new few years. Director Derek Cianfrance is still set to run the film, from a script written from a previous script by Rebecca Angelou and Lauren Shuker Blum. As we noted, Cianfrance has taken over the reins of the film from Leigh Vannell, who had to move on from the project due to scheduling issues.
Although Cianfrance isn’t known for taking on big projects like Wolfman, he said that horror movies really got him interested in movies. “Horror movies were my first love – my foray into cinema was narratively, psychologically and aesthetically capable. With the opportunity to collaborate with Ryan again, it really is like a dream come true. I can see this monster in our Thrilled and inspired to work with the good people at Blumhouse and Universal to bring them back into the collective unconscious.” time limit,
While there’s not much coming wolf man Camp, the film will clearly be an updated version of the story, bringing Gosling’s Wolfman into a current setting. No other artist has been associated with the film yet. At this rate, don’t expect the film to hit theaters by the end of 2023, perhaps just in time for Halloween.
Other Universal Movie Monsters Films include Nicolas Cage in Rainfield
What else does Universal have planned? the Wolfman, very. And if you’re a classic Universal monster fan, you’ll want to see Dark Universe 2.0 succeed.
Along with the recent release of invisible man and next wolf manUniversal has already announced dark army (think of the Avengers With Demons) led by Paul Feig. rainfieldA story about Dracula’s assistant starring Nicolas Hoult and Nicolas Cage as the mythical vampire he works for. frankensteinA movie that will come to fans of director James Wan (aquaman) Elizabeth Banks is bringing her vision invisible Woman Both as director and star on the film screen.
As you can see, the size and scope of 2.0 remains large. The names being brought in to lead are just as big. Now it remains to be seen whether they can overcome it.