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Born from the flesh of corpses... and the mind of a madman.
|Directed by||Leigh Scott|
|Written by||Leigh Scott|
|Produced by||David Michael Latt; David Rimawi; Sherri Strain; Rick Walker; Ben Thompson|
|Edited by||Leigh Scott|
|Distributed by||The Asylum|
|Release date(s)||August 28th, 2005|
|Running time||84 min.|
Frankenstein Reborn is an American horror film of the science fiction/mad scientist subgenre. It is yet another modernized adaptation of Mary Shelley's seminal 1818 novel, Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus. The film was written and directed by Leigh Scott and produced by David Michael Latt, David Rimawi, Sherri Strain and Rick Walker of The Asylum. It premiered on August 28th, 2005.
|Rhett Giles||Doctor Victor Frank|
|Tom Downey||Doctor Robert Walton|
|Joel Hebner||The Creature/Bryce|
|Eliza Swenson||Elizabeth Weatherly|
|Jeff Denton||Hank Clerval|
|Dan Tana||Detective Ferrati|
|Christina Rosenberg||Rebekkah Clarke|
|Sarah Lieving||Jessica Halverson|
|Amanda Barton||Doctor Emily Hertz|
|Timothy Travers||Detective Nimby|
|Steven B. Fish, II||Johnson/Bar patron|
|Dana DeArmond||Art film girl|
|William Clevinger||Bar patron|
|Melanie Guzek||Bar patron|
|Leigh Scott||Doctor Cadaverella|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Production on Frankenstein Reborn began on April 1st, 2005. Principal filming began on April 22nd, 2005 and concluded on May 2nd, 2005. The movie was filmed in Los Angeles, California.
- This film was released three days before The Beast of Bray Road, which was also directed by Leigh Scott and produced by the same crew, with many of the same actors.
- The closing credits contain the line, "Why are you still reading this? Go back to the video store and rent another Asylum film. You know you want to."
- Frankenstein Reborn is referenced in the 2006 Leigh Scott film Exorcism: The Possession of Gail Bowers.
- First professional acting work for Eliza Swenson.
- Actress Eliza Swenson also performs the song "Sweet Intoxication", which is used in this film.
- Director Leigh Scott makes an appearance in the film as Doctor Cadaverella, but is uncredited in the film in this capacity.
- Actor Joel Hebner also played the eponymous monster creature in The Beast of Bray Road and Shapeshifter.
- Victor Frank, Robert Walton and Hank Clerval are the only characters from the movie whose names are derived from characters in the original Mary Shelley novel.
- The fictional corporation Blackthorn Industries has appeared in several of Leigh Scott's films including Dead Man Walking, Exorcism: The Possession of Gail Bowers and King of the Lost World.