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Lionsgate wants to get audiences electrified for I, Frankenstein ahead of the Friday debut of the first trailer. Instead of releasing teaser footage like some of its competitors, the studio released an image from the trailer by way of Machinima’s Instagram account. You can see Aaron Eckhart’s Adam heading into fiery battle with some pretty cool-looking weapons.
Here’s the film’s official synopsis:
200 years after his shocking creation, Dr. Frankenstein’s creature, Adam, still walks the earth. But when he finds himself in the middle of a war over the fate of humanity, Adam discovers he holds the key that could destroy humankind. From the co-writer of the hit supernatural saga, UNDERWORLD, comes the action thriller I, FRANKENSTEIN, written for the screen and directed by Stuart Beattie, screen story by Kevin Grevioux and Stuart Beattie, based on the Darkstorm Studios graphic novel “I, Frankenstein” created by Kevin Grevioux. The story is brought to life by a cast that includes Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighy, Yvonne Strahovski, Miranda Otto, Jai Courtney, and Aden Young as Victor Frankenstein.
I, Frankenstein opens Jan. 24.