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The Wolfman (A)

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Release Date

2010 (India)
12 Feb 2010 (WorldWide)
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First things first, remakes of classics are difficult to make and The Wolfman is a remake of the 1941 classic horror film of the same name. Directed by Joe Johnston, the film stars Oscar winners Benicio del Toro and Anthony Hopkins.

It also has Emily Blunt, Hugo Weaving and Geraldine Chaplin. Joe who had helmed the blockbuster Jurassic Park III tries to revive the classic monsters at a time when vampire stories are making quite a comeback and are popular with a younger generation of fans.

Lawrence Talbot (Benicio Del Toro) a haunted nobleman who has a very childhood and it almost ended the night his mother died. After he left the sleepy Victorian hamlet of Blackmoor, he spent decades recovering and trying to forget.

He is lured back to his family estate in Great Britain after his brother vanishes and dies mysteriously. He reunites with his father Sir John Talbot (Anthony Hopkins) who tells him that his brother 's body was already found in a ditch. Lawrence inquires about the body and goes to see it. Ben's remains are thoroughly mangled and torn apart.

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