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Elisabeth Moss And Leigh Whannell Talk Legacy And Muscles Behind ‘The Invisible Man’ – Contenders Film

Elisabeth Moss And Leigh Whannell Talk Legacy And Muscles Behind ‘The Invisible Man’ – Contenders Film

If there is one thing that has continually distinguished Universal Pictures it is its monster legacy, a genre of films the studio has done since its beginnings with classics featuring Frankenstein, Dracula, The Mummy and The Invisible Man. The latter is the latest to attempt a reboot as Universal continues efforts to revive its prized franchises, albeit with mixed results in recent years. But with this critically acclaimed effort, it has succeeded beyond all expectations.

Director-writer Leigh Whannell explains just how when he joined his star Elisabeth Moss in conversation during Universal’s panel at Deadline’s Contenders Film award-season presentation.

“The trick was not to think about that legacy,” he says. “With this I felt a bit more freedom because the original is a much older film shot in black and white and only with effects available at that time. I felt that if I approached this as the

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