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Watch: The trailer for Danny Boyle’s stage production of “Frankenstein”

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You may not be able to see it live, unless you live much closer to the National Theatre in London than I do, but the trailer for Danny Boyle's production of Frankenstein is worth a look. The production stars Jonny Lee Miller and Benedict Cumberbatch — that would be the former Mr. Angelina Jolie and the current BBC Sherlock Holmes, respectively — as both Victor Frankenstein and the monster, switching roles nightly. Luckily for those of us in places other than the U.K., a performance will be broadcast to cinemas around the world on March 17th. I'm hoping for a Miller Frankenstein's monster:

Is this the start of the sexy-Frankenstein's-monster trend? I can only hope, since I think it will be marginally less disgusting than a sexy zombie trend.