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'I, Frankenstein' First Trailer: Aaron Eckhart Takes on Immortal Foes

October 5, 2013 (3:19 am) GMT
The titular monster is caught up in the middle of a raging war between two rivaling supernatural races.

channels his inner beast in the first trailer for "". He brings back the scarred monster to the modern day where a war between two immortal clans is brewing. The video gives a peek at the explosive scenes where he fends off vigilant gargoyles and ferocious demons in epic hand-to-hand battles.

The story will take place 200 years after his creation by Dr. Frankenstein. Most people would have been dead, but not him. "I am like none other," he says. As battle for ultimate power between the two races escalates, it's up to him to save the mankind. "You're only a monster if you behave like one," one beautiful woman tells him so.

"The story revolves around a man who is trying to find his purpose in life," Eckhart dished on the approach the filmmakers were taking for this adaptation. "In cinema, and television Frankenstein has become a clunky, inarticulate, sort of catatonic figure. And we don't do that at all. He's a very active, smart and sexy."

The movie is directed by Stuart Beattie, the screenwriter of "", "" and "". will play the leading lady. and are on the supporting roles. It is due January 24, 2014.



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