Mary Shelley: Elle Fanning Stars in Haifaa Al-Mansour Film about Gothic Writer

The drama from Haifaa Al-Mansour is being shopped to buyers in the 2017 Berlin Film Fest by HanWay.

Elle Fanning is searching for gothic literary inspiration in the first-look image from Mary Shelley.

The actress stars as the famed titular Frankenstein author in the drama, which was previously entitled A Storm in the Stars. 

It is being directed by Saudi filmmaker Haifaa al-Mansour, who rose to fame with her debut feature Wadjda

Mary Shelley tells the story of the author’s early relationship with poet Percy Bysshe Shelley.

It also stars Douglas Booth, Bel Powley, Maisie Williams, Joanne Froggatt and Tom Sturridge.

Source: Hollywood Reporter