Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) has been officially attached to direct the film adaptation for Peter Ackroyd’s novel Casebook of Victor Frankenstein. Production Weekly’s twitter feed broke the news about the book will be reaching the screen. They also mentioned that the book has been adapted by David Auburn (Proof).
The novel centers on the relationship between these two nineteenth century Oxford students, Victor Frankenstein and Percy Bysshe Shelley. Victor is a serious researcher obsessed with the idea of reanimating the dead. Percy on the other hand is a poet who befriends Victor to make a great duo for a novel from the English author, Peter Ackroyd, who was honoured with an Order of the British Empire in 2003.