Earlier this year, horror fans were given the pleasant surprise of Leigh Whannell's The Invisible Man, a remake of the 1933 Universal Monster film of the same name, which impressed audiences and critics alike, despite most reboots of the classic figures having been disappointing in recent years. The reinvention of the famous figure has brought with it unexpected opportunities for the franchise, which made the announcement that Ryan Gosling is looking to star in a reboot of The Wolf Man all the more welcome of a surprise. While werewolves have regularly been a part of horror stories on the big screen, the last attempt at a proper remake of the original 1941 film came in 2010's The Wolfman, which starred Benicio del Toro.
Much like The Invisible Man reimagined the original concept, this upcoming endeavor will also take a new approach to the mythology, with outlets claiming that films such as Nightcrawler and Network will be influences for the project. There is currently no director attached, with rumors also noting that Gosling himself could helm the film.
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Ryan Gosling is a perfect choice to play Larry Talbot— (Eric) (@TheManofSalt) May 29, 2020
Nacho Libre Approved
So Ryan Gosling as the Wolfman eh.. pic.twitter.com/yh8hQ29ERh— Josh Youngblood (@Yblood90) May 29, 2020
Dream Come True
IM SORRY I KNOW WE ARENT SUPPOSED TO BE POSTING, BUT RYAN GOSLING IS REALLY PLAYING A WEREWOLF... WHAT SEX DREAM DID THAT CRAWL OUT OF— 𝓉𝒽𝑒𝑜 - ACAB (@butterfincher) May 29, 2020
Call Me Crazy
Ryan Gosling to star in Wolfman reboot. Call me crazy, but I think that might work.— J. Charles Ralston (@JCharlesRalston) May 29, 2020
Confused but Excited
Finally Good News
Scouring the internet for one piece of good news today. Finally found it: Ryan Gosling will play the Wolfman.— Paul Davis (@PDavisFilmmaker) May 29, 2020
Watching 10 Times
Ryan Gosling as the Wolfman, eh?
One thing I can say about is is..AWWWOOOO!!! pic.twitter.com/WqyADRyKgA— Matthew St.Clair (@filmguy619) May 29, 2020
Nothing Short of Great
The Wolfman remake starring Ryan Gosling is going to be nothing short of great. pic.twitter.com/IDK14viMwr— Shamar English (@english_shamar) May 29, 2020
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