Johnny Depp agreed to play the main role in the film adaptation of the novel of Herbert wells “the Man invisible” (The Invisible Man). Project Studio Universal is already developing.
The film will be part of restarting the classic cinematic series of films horror “Universal Monsters” – a few paintings that were removed in 1930-1950-ies and has had a significant impact on the development of genre cinema.
It is known that the remakes will also get movies with such characters as Frankenstein, Dracula, the wolf Man.
For the first time Universal has released the novel “the invisible Man” in 1933. In the story the main hero – the scientist Jack Griffin – reveals a terrible formula: a drug that makes human flesh invisible. Initially he was interested only in science, but the drug has side effects and slowly physics turns into a maniac. Then Jack begins to search for the antidote.
Stills from the film “the invisible Man”, 1933
Depp is no stranger to playing characters with strange – previously, the actor have already been transformed into the Mad Hatter, Captain Jack Sparrow, the Barber Sweeney Todd and more. There is no doubt that the actor coped with his new role.
About premiere of the film “the invisible Man” information yet, but according to rumors, it should be expected not earlier than in 2018.