Trailer | A Nightmare Wakes Will Birth Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
This is one of the most chilling trailers we've seen this year
A Nightmare Wakes looks to be one of Shudder's biggest releases coming this February the 4th. The streamed premiere will happen on the 170th anniversary of Mary Shelley's death on February 1st.
We have Scarlett Johanson's rendition of The Bride of Frankenstein coming soon but A Nightmare Wakes seems to be a new look on the iconic telling.
The psychological thriller was directed by Nora Unkel and explores Mary Shelley's fever dream experiences taking opium while writing Frankenstein.
While composing her famous novel Frankenstein, Mary Shelley descends into an opium-fueled fever dream while carrying on a torrid love affair with Percy Shelley. As she writes, the characters of her novel come to life and begin to plague her relationship with Percy. Before long, she must choose between true love and her literary masterpiece
Another thing that's explored is the relationship between Mary Shelley and Percy Shelley, played by Giullian Yao Gioiello.