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it Harington and Clara Rugaard will star in the “high-concept rock’n’roll” of Mary Shelley’s most famous work.

The film, called Mary’s Monster, will tell the psychological story of writer Mary Shelley as she’s writing her Gothic novel – but through a modern narrative that includes “contemporary music, spoken word, sex, drugs and the Baroque ‘n’ Roll”.

The new retelling sounds like it will be full of drama, if nothing else.

“Feared to voice her own dark, transgressive thoughts and creatively motivated by them, Mary is lured by her own inner monster into a romance. dangerous, destructive psychology that has never been seen before,” reads the film’s synopsis.

“Realizing the monster is so closely connected to her own mental state, feeding on her own emotions, the only way to save Mary is to bring him back to life.”

The team is evolving from strength to strength with spooky expert Farren Blackburn – whose credits include Netflix’s 2018 series The Innocents (about supernatural teenagers) and 2016 psychological thriller Shut In – will direct the film. Other cast members include CODA’s Ferdia Walsh-Peelo as Percy Bysshe Shelley and The Ordinary Sebastian De Souza, who will play Lord Byron.

It was written by Deborah Baxtrom and Stephen Hallett, and La La Land and CODA music man Marius de Vries will serve as executive music producers.

Clara Rugaard takes on the role of Mary Shelley

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Kit Harington is still known for starring in Game of Thrones, despite starring in Modern Love, The Death & Life of John F. Donovan, and Marvel’s 2021 Eternals since ending the blockbuster franchise last year. 2019. He is 24 years old. On the other hand, Denmark-born Clara Rugaard is a rising star, starring in the 2019 movie I Am Mother and the 2021 movie Love Gets a Room.

Currently, the new movie has no release date yet. Filming will begin in the UK in August of this year, so it could be a while before it hits theaters. In the meantime, Harrington fans can watch the actor in Donmar’s Henry V, which opens nationally at the end of April. The actor will also star in an upcoming anthology series of the series. American Extrapolations – although its release date has yet to be announced.

Clara Rugaard can be seen in the upcoming Press Play movie in June and the British Sky Studios crime drama due out in April, The Rising.

Sebastian de Souza will be Lord Byron

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Harington said: “Mary’s Monster is an excellent and engaging original script and I’m intrigued by the idea of ​​portraying a unique part of The Monster. An embodiment of Mary Shelley’s soul. I am excited by Farren’s vision and passion for the project. ”

“Mary’s Monster is a film about female voices, mental health, gender politics, and a disenfranchised young man,” said director Blackburn. To me, no character in history has ever captured the zeitgeist like Mary Shelley and Mary’s Monster was the defining film for the modern YA generation. “

The original Frankenstein was published when Shelley was twenty years old and is now considered one of the world’s first science fiction novels.

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