The project is based on the "I, Frankenstein" comic book series from "Underworld" co-creator Kevin Grevioux, who adapted the screenplay for "Underworld: Rise of the Lycans" director Patrick Tatopoulos.
"I, Frankenstein, resurrects classic (public domain) monster characters including Frankenstein's monster, the 'Invisible Man', 'Dracula' and the 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' in a modern 'film noir' setting.
"...The monster has evolved; he has learned how to control his anger and is a private investigator. 'Dracula', meanwhile, is a crime kingpin. The story sees the monster as the only thing standing between the human race and an uprising of supernatural creatures..."