You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Trio resurrect ‘Frankenstein’s Army’

MPI, XYZ and Pellicola set Raaphorst to direct

BERLIN — MPI Media Group, L.A.-based XYZ Films and Pellicola of Amsterdam have entered into a co-production deal for helmer-scribe Richard Raaphorst’s “Frankenstein’s Army.”

Project, financed by MPI Media, is expected to begin lensing in spring in Prague and Amsterdam with MPI and XYZ co-repping international sales rights.

MPI/Dark Sky Films will distribute the pic in North America.

Set at the end of World War II, pic follows Russian soldiers who find the journal of Dr. Frankenstein in a secret Nazi lab they uncover as they push into eastern Germany.

The soldiers use his work to assemble an army of super soldiers stitched together from the body parts of their fallen comrades.

Pellicola’s Nick Jongerius and Daniel Koefoed will produce with XYZ Films’ Todd Brown. Nate Bolotin, Aram Tertzakian and Nick Spicer of XYZ Films will serve as exec producers.

Deal was negotiated by MPI exec VP Greg Newman, Bolotin and Koefoed.

More Biz

  • Harvey Weinstein ousted

    Weinstein Co. Sued by Lindt Chocolatier Over Canceled Golden Globes Party

    BERLIN — MPI Media Group, L.A.-based XYZ Films and Pellicola of Amsterdam have entered into a co-production deal for helmer-scribe Richard Raaphorst’s “Frankenstein’s Army.” Project, financed by MPI Media, is expected to begin lensing in spring in Prague and Amsterdam with MPI and XYZ co-repping international sales rights. MPI/Dark Sky Films will distribute the pic […]

  • Pandora Shares Surge as Fourth-Quarter Subscription

    Pandora Shares Surge as Fourth-Quarter Subscription Revenue Climbs 63%

    BERLIN — MPI Media Group, L.A.-based XYZ Films and Pellicola of Amsterdam have entered into a co-production deal for helmer-scribe Richard Raaphorst’s “Frankenstein’s Army.” Project, financed by MPI Media, is expected to begin lensing in spring in Prague and Amsterdam with MPI and XYZ co-repping international sales rights. MPI/Dark Sky Films will distribute the pic […]

  • Eric Schneiderman

    Weinstein Co. Deal Moving Ahead After 3-Hour Meeting With Attorney General

    BERLIN — MPI Media Group, L.A.-based XYZ Films and Pellicola of Amsterdam have entered into a co-production deal for helmer-scribe Richard Raaphorst’s “Frankenstein’s Army.” Project, financed by MPI Media, is expected to begin lensing in spring in Prague and Amsterdam with MPI and XYZ co-repping international sales rights. MPI/Dark Sky Films will distribute the pic […]

  • Farrah Abraham 'Single AF' TV show

    Farrah Abraham Claims MTV 'Sex-Shamed' Her for Doing Porn

    BERLIN — MPI Media Group, L.A.-based XYZ Films and Pellicola of Amsterdam have entered into a co-production deal for helmer-scribe Richard Raaphorst’s “Frankenstein’s Army.” Project, financed by MPI Media, is expected to begin lensing in spring in Prague and Amsterdam with MPI and XYZ co-repping international sales rights. MPI/Dark Sky Films will distribute the pic […]

  • LMNO and Discovery Settle Legal Battle

    LMNO Productions and Discovery Communications Settle Legal Battle Over 'Little Couple' Accounting Practices

    BERLIN — MPI Media Group, L.A.-based XYZ Films and Pellicola of Amsterdam have entered into a co-production deal for helmer-scribe Richard Raaphorst’s “Frankenstein’s Army.” Project, financed by MPI Media, is expected to begin lensing in spring in Prague and Amsterdam with MPI and XYZ co-repping international sales rights. MPI/Dark Sky Films will distribute the pic […]

  • Ryan Reynolds Detective Pikachu

    Ryan Reynolds Buys Gin Company

    BERLIN — MPI Media Group, L.A.-based XYZ Films and Pellicola of Amsterdam have entered into a co-production deal for helmer-scribe Richard Raaphorst’s “Frankenstein’s Army.” Project, financed by MPI Media, is expected to begin lensing in spring in Prague and Amsterdam with MPI and XYZ co-repping international sales rights. MPI/Dark Sky Films will distribute the pic […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content