Bardem In Talks to Portray Frankenstein

Javier Bardem is thisclose to taking on a monster role…

The 47-year-old Spanish actor, is in ntalks to join Universal’s big-time roster for the studio’s planned classic monsters universe movies.

Javier Bardem

Bardem, best known for his Oscar-winning role in No Country for Old Men, would portray Frankenstein.

He would join a list that already includes Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe in The Mummy and Johnny Depp as the Invisible Man. The latest news comes amid persistent rumors that Dwayne Johnson is being eyed to play Wolf Man.

It’s unclear how they would incorporate the Frankenstein creature into the interconnected slate being overseen by Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan, and it’s not set yet that a stand-alone movie would be a part of the deal.

At the moment, Universal has dated three movies: The Mummy, directed by Kurtzman, has a June 9 release set, and yet-to-be-announced titles are set for April 13, 2018, and February 15, 2019.

Delgado Discusses The Inspiration for His “Les Misérables” Costumes

He’s been nominated for Spain’s Goya Awards and Mexico’s Ariel Awards for his inspired work on The Skin I Live In and Biutiful… But Paco Delgado could soon receive his first Academy Award nod…

Paco Delgado

The Spanish costume designer, new to the Hollywood scene, is seeing his name at the top of many Oscar prediction lists thanks to his work in Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper‘s much anticipated film adaptation of the Broadway musical Les Misérables.

And now Delgado’s opening up about his inspiration and the resulting costumes in a special video leading up to the film’s release.

Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried, Les Misérables opens nationwide on December 25.

Lea Michele: One of the Misérables?

She’s the star of Fox’s hit musical dramedy “Glee,” but Lea Michele could soon be misérable

The 25-year-old part-Spanish actress has reportedly auditioned for the role of Éponine—the headstrong girl who falls for heroic Marius—in the cinematic adaptation of the hit musical, Les Miserables, according to Entertainment Weekly.


Should she land the role, the Tony-winning actress’ career would be coming full circle. Michele made her Broadway debut playing Young Cosette back in 1995, when she was just 8 years old.

Michele would join a star-studded cast that includes Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway.

The New York Post‘s Page 6 initially reported that Michele, Taylor Swift, Scarlett Johansson and Evan Rachel Wood had each auditioned for the role.