Daniel Radcliffe 'In Talks For Frankenstein Movie'
Former Harry Potter star reported to be considering role of hunchback...
Daniel Radcliffe is reported to be in discussions to play a hunchback in a new movie adaptation of Harry Potter star is apparently keen on the lead role in the sci-fi take on Mary Shelley's classic gothic novel, The Wrap reports.
While the hunchbacked assistant didn't actually feature in the book, the character of Fritz was introduced in the 1931 movie version - and has featured in other remakes too, usually named Igor.
Scripted by Max Landis and with Paul McGuigan attached as director, the new version makes the assistant the lead character and he is described as "pathologically dirty and dressed in old clowns clothing".
Twentieth Century Fox is funding the movie and casting is expected to take place in earnest once a script is finalised.
D-Rad recently revealed that he worries about his acting work drying up.