- Tue Mar 19, 2013, 7:19 AM GMT
The project to bring back the famous Edmond Dantes to life is dubbed the '19th century Dark Knight' due to Goyer's connection to Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy.READ MORE
A futuristic retelling of Alexandre Dumas' "The Count of Monte Cristo." Set in early 19th century France, the tale centers on Edmond Dantes, a young man betrayed and falsely jailed. While on a prison island, Dantes meets a fellow inmate who not only educates the man but also points him in the direction of a fortune. When Dantes finally escapes after many years, he re-emerges in Paris society primed to take revenge against the men who took away his love and his freedom.