EXCLUSIVE: Annette Bening is becoming a member of Maggie Gyllenhaal‘s Frankenstein lore function at Warner Bros; the studio making it official that it is a go-project. Cameras roll in Q1. This package deal with its attachments has been on the market because it was at Netflix, and the offers have lastly closed with everybody.

There’s already been phrase on the market concerning the solid which features a murderers’ row: Jessie Buckley, Christian Bale, Annette Bening, Penélope Cruz, and Peter Sarsgaard. Bale and Buckley have been circling this mission nicely earlier than the strikes.

Buckley is the star, I perceive, in what’s a film about Frankenstein’s pursuit of affection. 

Logline: A lonely Frankenstein travels to Nineteen Thirties Chicago to hunt the aide of a Dr. Euphronius in making a companion for himself. The 2 reinvigorate a murdered younger lady and the Bride is born. She is past what both of them meant, igniting a flamable romance, the eye of the police and a wild and radical social motion.

The film is being produced by Emma Tillinger Koskoff (Academy Award-nominee The Joker, The Irishman, The Wolf of Wall Road), Gyllenhaal, Talia Kleinhendler (The Misplaced Daughter), and Osnant Handelsman-Keren (The Misplaced Daughter). EPs are Courtney Kivowitz (The Misplaced Daughter) and Carla Raij (Maestro, The Fablemans).

Warner Bros. Movement Image Group’s Co-Chairs and CEOs Michael De Luca and Pam Abdy need to construct upon the studio’s observe file with feminine filmmakers, learn, Greta Gerwig who helmed the studi’s greatest grossing film of all-time in Barbie. Moreover, De Luca and Abdy have been champs for females filmmakers; their Girls Speaking at MGM from Sarah Polley earned an tailored screenwriting Oscar and a Greatest Image nomination.

Gyllenhaal is an Oscar-nominated actress, director, producer and screenwriter. Her display adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s novel, The Misplaced Daughter, starring Olivia Colman, Dakota Johnson, and Jessie Buckley, which she tailored, was nominated for 3 Oscars: Greatest Actress (Colman), Greatest Supporting Actress (Buckley) and Greatest Tailored Screenplay (Gyllenhaal). Gyllenhaal is represented by MGMT Leisure, WME, and Felker Toczek Suddleson Abramson McGinnis Ryan.

Bening is presently starring within the Netflix film, NYAD, from Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, for which she acquired a Golden Globe and SAG Greatest Actress nomination. She is a 4x Oscar nominee for Grifters (supporting actress), American Magnificence (Lead Actress), Being Julia (Lead Actress) and The Children Are Alright (Lead Actress). Bening acquired a Tony Award nomination and gained the Clarence Derwent Award for Excellent Debut Efficiency of the Season for her function in Coatal Disturbances.  She is represented by CAA and Gochman Regulation Group.

Oscar-Nominee and Olivier Award-Winner Buckley is understood for her roles in Girls SpeakingThe Misplaced Daughter, I’m Considering of Ending Issues and Wild Rose. Buckley can presently be seen in Apple TV+ and Christos Nikou’s Sci-Fi Romance Fingernails reverse Riz Ahmed, and she is going to reunite with Olivia Colman within the comedy-drama Depraved Little Letters. She is represented by United Brokers, CAA and Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole.

Bale is a 4x Oscar nominee, and gained Greatest Supporting Actor in 2011 for The Fighter. He was nominated for Greatest Actor on the Oscars for Vice and American Hustle and Greatest Supporting Actor for The Massive Brief. He’s represented by WME, and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher, LLP.

Academy Award-winner and three-time nominee Penélope Cruz. She is the primary actress from Spain to be nominated for and win an Academy Award. Previous credit embrace Don’t Transfer, Volver, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, and 9. In 2021, she starred in Pedro Almodóvar’s Parallel Moms, which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Greatest Actress and the Volpi Cup for Greatest Actress on the 2021 Venice Movie Competition. She presently stars alongside Adam Driver and Shailene Woodley in Michael Mann’s Ferrari. Cruz is represented by CAA, Untitled Leisure, and Kuranda Administration.

Peter Sarsgaard is an Emmy Award-nominated actor who’s famend for his vary and skill to entry what’s behind the often-complicated facades of the characters he performs. On the massive display, Sarsgaard first acquired broad approval for his function in Kimberly Pierce’s Boys Don’t Cry.  His movie roles  embrace Antoine Fuqua’s The Responsible and Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven; Michael Almereyda’s Experimenter; Pablo Larrain’s award-winning movie Jackie;Scott Cooper’s Black Mass; Ed Zwick’s Pawn Sacrifice, Kelly Reichardt’s Night time Strikes, Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine; Mike White’s 12 months of the Canine; Sam Mendes’s Jarhead; Invoice Condon’s Kinsey, Zach Braff’s Backyard State; and Shattered Glass, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe.  He was not too long ago seen in Matt Reeve’s The Batman and Maggie Gyllenhaal’s The Misplaced Daughter; Coup! and Pet Store Days, which each premiered on the Venice Worldwide Movie Competition. Sarsgaard will subsequent be seen in Michel Franco’s Reminiscence, reverse Jessica Chastain. Sarsgaard was awarded the Volpi Cup for greatest actor on the 2023 Venice Worldwide Movie Competition for his efficiency. He’s represented by WME and Nameless Content material.