Thursday, December 3, 2009

Universal Pictures Launches NEW Features for THE WOLFMAN on Full Moon

When the moon is full, the legend comes to life…

Check out the new features that will bring you behind- the-scenes of this horrifying tale and deep inside of the Universal Monster Legacy...prepare yourself for the next Full Moon with the new Wolfman-Lunar Phases Widget. When the moon is full, the legend of the Wolfman comes to life...happy hunting.

86 years in film…

Beginningin 1923, Universal Studios single-handedly invented the Horror Genre by introducing the world to the likes of Frankenstein, Dracula, and The Wolfman. These timeless classics, amongst many others, are still revered and admired today. In anticipation of Universal Pictures’ classic retelling of The Wolfman, rare clips, images and music from all of Universal’s classic Monster Movies can now be explored. Experience Universal’s Monster Legacy…if you dare, at

With theWolfman creeping around corners, its best to know which nights
he may darkenyour doorstep. Prepare yourself for the next full
moonby downloading the Wolfman- Lunar
Phases Widget:

This application will let you countdown until the next full moon... The
widget is also available on the official film website at
Return often so you won’t miss out on The Wolfman sweeps set to launch very soon.

Besure to check back at the film's official film website
for continuing updates:

Jointhe thousands of fans and be among the first to know about the
latestdevelopments on TheWolfman:

Inspired by the classic Universal film that launched alegacy of horror, TheWolfman brings the myth of a cursed man back to its iconicorigins. Oscar® winner Benicio Del Toro stars as Lawrence Talbot, ahaunted nobleman lured back to his family estate after his brothervanishes. Reunited with his estranged father (Oscar® winner AnthonyHopkins), Talbot sets out to find his brother...and discovers a horrifyingdestiny for himself.

Lawrence Talbot’s childhood endedthe night his mother died. After he left the sleepy Victorian hamlet ofBlackmoor, he spent decades recovering and trying to forget. But when hisbrother’s fiancée, Gwen Conliffe (Emily Blunt), tracks him down to help findher missing love, Talbot returns home to join the search. He learns thatsomething with brute strength and insatiable bloodlust has been killing thevillagers, and that a suspicious Scotland Yard inspector named Aberline (HugoWeaving) has come to investigate.

As he pieces together the gorypuzzle, he hears of an ancient curse that turns the afflicted intowerewolves when the moon is full. Now, if he has any chance at ending theslaughter and protecting the woman he has grown to love, Talbot mustdestroy the vicious creature in the woods surrounding Blackmoor. Butas he hunts for the nightmarish beast, a simple man with a tortured past willuncover a primal side to himself…one he never imagined existed.

Joe Johnston (Jurassic Park III) directs The Wolfman, and six-time Oscar®-winningspecial effects artist Rick Baker brings his design and makeup talents totransform Del Toro into the fearsome title character.

Release date: February 12, 2010
Starring Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, HugoWeaving, Art
Malik. Directed by Joe Johnston



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