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Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom Will Feature Herbert West

Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom Will Feature Dr. Herbert West

Another exciting project to look forward to now, which includes the return of one of the most iconic characters in horror, Dr. Herbert West. Check out this awesome piece of news that we have for you right here.

Deadline is reporting today that Ron Perlman and Christopher Plummer have been cast in the upcoming animated film Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom, which is based on Bruce Browns’s popular graphic novel of the same name. The film will be directed by Sean Patrick O’Reilly, the intent of the project is to introduce another generation to the work of 1920s horror master H.P. Lovecraft. Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom will be a family-friendly genre that will both be spooky and entertain.

Even more interesting information is that Perlman will voice the role of Shoggoth, and Plummer has been cast in the role of Dr. Herbert West. This sounds like one very exciting project for fans of Re-Animator, we all love the evil character of Herbert West portrayed by Jeffrey Combs in the film.

Shout! Factory had secured all U.S. rights to the film in all areas — theatrical, digital, broadcast, home entertainment — and the film is scheduled for a fall 2016 release.