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Javier Bardem frontrunner to play Frankenstein's monster for Universal

The Pirates 5 star could be staying in the genre game playing Frankenstein's monster in Universal's horror reboots.

Gunslinger FOUND! Javier Bardem offered the Dark Tower lead
Dec 14, 2012

I guess Christian Bale's front-runner status evaporated as soon as we reported it, as Ron Howard has decided who he wants to play the Gunslinger in his movie-TV juggernaut. The question is, will Bardem say yes?

Javier Bardem is THIS CLOSE to chasing Stephen King's Dark Tower
Dec 14, 2012

After months of speculation, the Oscar-winning actor is this close to signing on the dotted line for Ron Howard's ground-breaking adaptation of Stephen King's towering Western-fantasy opus.

Ron Howard explains what's up with all those Dark Tower delays
Dec 14, 2012

What's going on with The Dark Tower? There are problems with the script, the budget is out of whack, and the production has been delayed. Director Ron Howard has finally opened up about the film's recent troubles—including Javier Bardem's (sort-of) casting.