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It’s Alive! NBC Orders Modern Day Frankenstein Pilot

By on August 9, 2011
Frankenstein

NBC has ordered a new pilot based on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, but set in modern times.

The pilot is being written by House executive producers and writing partners Russel Friend and Garrett Lerner.

Their previous credits include Smallville, Roswell, Boston Public and Martial Law.

The pilot and potential TV show may crest a wave of popularity for Shelley’s monster novel.

Six different productions are currently in the works for various studios including 20th Century Fox, Summit, Universal and Lakeshore Entertainment.