It was introduced again in 2020 that Common was prepping a brand new tackle The Wolfman, with Ryan Gosling hooked up to star because the title character/basic Common Studios monster. Leigh Whannell (The Invisible Man) was initially in negotiations to direct the movie for Blumhouse, however at present brings an replace from Deadline that Whannell is off the undertaking.
Derek Cianfrance, who beforehand directed Ryan Gosling within the distinctive movies The Place Past the Pines and Blue Valentine, will likely be reuniting with Gosling for The Wolfman!
Cianfrance is now additionally writing the script, with Jason Blum producing.
Deadline notes, “It’s unknown what the brand new tackle Wolfman will appear like, although it’s believed to be a contemporary take and never a interval piece just like the one starring Benicio del Toro.”
The unique pitch, Deadline additionally notes, got here courtesy of Gosling himself.
“Horror films had been my past love – my entry into what cinema was able to narratively, psychologically and aesthetically. Coupled with the chance to collaborate with Ryan once more, that is really a dream come true. I’m thrilled and impressed to work with the nice people at Blumhouse and Common to deliver this monster again to life in our collective unconscious,” stated Cianfrance.
Past Cianfrance’s Wolfman, a brand new tackle the 1941 basic, it seems like Blumhouse can be working with Common Studios on different recent takes on the basic Common Monsters.