Eckhart will portray Adam Frankenstein in the upcoming production. Principal photography is set to commence in Australia in January.

Lionsgate will distribute in the US on Feb 22, 2013, Hopscotch holds Australian rights and Lakeshore is handling international sales.

Stuart Beattie wrote the screenplay and will direct based on the graphic novel by Underworld star Kevin Grevioux.

The story follows Frankenstein’s monster in present day where he finds himself at the centre of a war between ancient clans.