Frankenstein returns to international cinemas to mark the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's most famous novel.
Captured live in 2011 from the National Theatre stage in London, this thrilling, sold-out production became an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world.
Directed by Academy Award-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (Hamlet, BBC's Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Trainspotting) alternating between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation.
Benedict Cumberbatch's many London theatre credits include After the Dance at the Lyttelton, NT; The City at the Royal Court in 2008; The Arsonists and Rhinoceros at the Royal Court in 2007; Period of Adjustment at the Almeida in 2006; Hedda Gabler at the Almeida and Duke of York's in 2005; The Lady From the Sea at the Almeida in 2003. His TV credits include his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in the BBC drama, Hawking in 2004; TV adaptation of Small Island in 2009 and lately, Sherlock Holmes in the BBC series Sherlock. Benedict will feature in the film version of War Horse next year, directed by Steven Spielberg.
Jonny Lee Miller's London stage credits include Someone Who'll Watch Over Me at the New Ambassadors in 2005 and Festen at the Almeida in 2004. He also appeared on Broadway with Sienna Miller in a production of After Miss Julie. Film credits include the role of Sick Boy in Trainspotting (1996). In 2009 he played Mr. Knightley in a BBC adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma.