Sean Bean is attached to star as John Marlott, a detective who must battle a creature born of dark science.
ITV Encore launched in June 2014. Though primarily intended as a showcase for ITV's most successful drama series, including Broadchurch and Mrs Biggs, the channel will air more original commissions from 2015.
The Frankenstein Chronicles is planned as a six-part, hour-long series, and is in development with producers Rainmark Films.
The project's lead actor Bean currently stars in US cable drama Legends, which airs on Sky1 in the UK.
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