Mary Shelley Finds Her Voice in New Biopic Trailer

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Mary Shelley, the biopic that has been in the works since 2014, is finally coming to theaters. IFC Films released the latest trailer, starring Elle Fanning as the Frankenstein author and establishing the love, betrayal, loss, death, and lightning that inspired her to write the first great work of science fiction.

The official synopsis, from IFC Films:

She will forever be remembered as the writer who gave the world Frankenstein. But the real life story of Mary Shelley—and the creation of her immortal monster—is nearly as fantastical as her fiction. Raised by a renowned philosopher father (Stephen Dillane) in 18th-century London, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (Elle Fanning) is a teenage dreamer determined to make her mark on the world when she meets the dashing and brilliant poet Percy Shelley (Douglas Booth). So begins a torrid, bohemian love affair marked by both passion and personal tragedy that will transform Mary and ...