In this age of endless remakes, we can't believe it's taken someone this long to announce a new take on 'The Invisible Man.' (No, we're not counting Kevin Bacon in 'The Hollow Man.')

Writer-director David S. Goyer wants to revive the classic Universal horror character, who thrilled audiences back in the 1930s along with monsters Frankenstein, The Mummy and The Wolf Man.

Goyer, a writer on 'The Dark Knight' and the 'Blade' series says he wants to emulate successful franchise relaunches like Guy Ritchie's 'Sherlock Holmes' films.

"It's a period film but it's period like Downey's 'Sherlock Holmes,'" said Goyer, who also wrote the upcoming Superman reboot 'Man of Steel.' "It's period but it's a reinvention of the character in the sort of way that Stephen Sommers exploded 'The Mummy' into a much bigger kind of mythology. That's kind of what we've done with 'The Invisible Man.'"
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