Variety is reporting that IDW Publishing’s Wake the Dead is getting the film treatment, with Haley Joel Osmet set to star.

Steve Niles, the acknowledged master of horror comics, turns his sights on the Frankenstein story in this terrifying tale, illustrated by new sensation Chee.

College student Victor works to reverse death, not knowing what a can of worms he’s opening up. But he’ll find out.

Jay Russell is set to direct the flick with Guns ‘n’ Roses gutarist Slash producing with Michael Williams and Rob Eric.  No release date has been set, but production is expected to begin in the fall.

via Variety

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  1. Undead
    June 28, 2011 at 10:28 am — Reply

    That’s great because he can see dead people!

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