While Stuart Beattie’s I, Frankenstein was already planned for an Australian-based production, it looks as if they have decided that will will shoot in Victoria according to Encore Magazine.
The site reports that the state government is expected to see $37m spent on local cast and crew with filming expected to start on February 2012.
I, Frankenstein will be produced by Hopscotch Features along with Lakeshore Entertainment. Troy Lum of Hopscotch and Kevin Grevioux, writer of the graphic Novel I, Frankenstein will be executive producers with Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, Andrew Mason and Richard Wright of Lakeshore producers.
I, Frankenstein is described as “a modern-day gothic thriller, the film tells the tale of Dr. Frankenstein’s creature Adam, who centuries after his birth finds himself in a gothic city, caught in a war between two immortal clans.”
The film is expected to be released on February 22, 2013