Kathryn Newton tries to spark a romance with Cole Sprouse‘s reanimated corpse within the teaser trailer for Lisa Frankenstein.
Focus Options is ready to launch Zelda Williams’ characteristic directorial debut in theaters Feb. 9, simply in time for a twisted Valentine’s Day date choice. The movie facilities on Lisa (Newton), a highschool outcast who’s smitten with a good-looking corpse (Sprouse) from the Victorian period and unintentionally brings him again to life. Carla Gugino, Liza Soberano and Joe Chrest spherical out the solid.
The trailer options a number of axe-swinging because the potential relationship takes some bloody turns. “Taffy says it’s a waste of time to try to repair a boy,” Newton tells her undead suitor a few good friend’s recommendation. “It’s higher to only settle for a man’s flaws.”
Williams helms the comedic horror flick from a script by Oscar-winning scribe Diablo Cody. The latter and Mason Novick are producers, whereas Jeffrey Lampert government produces.
Newton appeared earlier this yr in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and has had expertise with horror comedy, having starred in 2020’s Freaky. Sprouse’s seven seasons as Jughead Jones on The CW’s Riverdale got here to an finish with the August collection finale.
Williams is the daughter of Robin Williams and is understood for a voice position on Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra. Amongst Cody’s earlier writing credit are Juno (2007), for which she gained an Academy Award, and the horror-comedy film Jennifer’s Physique (2009), starring Megan Fox and Amanda Seyfried. Her tv work consists of United States of Tara and One Mississippi.