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Leigh Whannell In Talks To Direct Wolfman With Ryan Gosling

Leigh Whannell In Talks To Direct Wolfman With Ryan Gosling

Universal crashed and burned on their first attempt to create a Dark Universe featuring some well-known monsters including Frankenstein, The Mummy and Dracula. Instead of making blockbuster movies with big stars headlining them then, they went the other direction with The Invisible Man. Produced by the notoriously frugal but successful Blumhouse, the pic was a hit thanks to director Leigh Whannell’s economical filmmaking and Elisabeth Moss’ fantastic performance.

And it appears that Universal liked the director’s work so much that they may bring him on for another monster movie. According to Deadline, Whannell is now in talks to direct Wolfman. The report says that he’ll also write the treatment for the film based on an original idea, with Lauren Schuker Blum and Rebecca Angelo penning the script.

Choosing Whannell here just makes sense for the studio. The Australian filmmaker’s had a fruitful history with Universal having

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