The script for the proposed film is by Chronicle writer Max Landis.
Although Fox has been working on their Frankenstein project for a while, the studio has apparently recently made the film a priority, looking to beat the other Frankenstein related projects in development into theaters. Last fall, Shawn Levy had expressed interest but a solid commitment to the project never materialized.
Although he has the films Lucky Number Slevin and Push to his credit, NcGuigan’s most recent work was three feature-length episodes of the BBC’s popular Sherlock series starring Benedict Cumberbatch.
Via Hollywood Reporter.