‘lisa Frankenstein’: Horror-comedy For Consciousness Features
EXCLUSIVE: Carla Gugino (The Fall of the House of Usher), Liza Soberano (Alone/Together), Joe Chrest (Stranger Things) and Henry Eikenberry (The Crowded Room) will superstar alongside Kathryn Newton and Cole Sprouse in the horror-comedy Lisa Frankenstein, which actor-filmmaker Zelda Williams is directing for Focus Features, in her function debut.
Set in 1989, Lisa Frankenstein follows an unpopular high faculty pupil (Newton) who by accident re-animates a handsome Victorian corpse (Sprouse) throughout a lightning hurricane and starts to rebuild him into the man of her dreams, using the damaged tanning bed in her storage. While we pay attention that Chrest could be gambling the titular man or woman’s father Dale, info as to the others’ roles haven’t been disclosed. Academy Award and Tony winner Diablo Cody scripted the movie, which has entered manufacturing in New Orleans.
Mason Novick is generating for MXN Entertainment, alongside his common collaborator Cody, with Jeffrey Lampert serving as government producer. Michelle Momplaisir is overseeing the mission for Focus Features, to be able to distribute the movie inside the U.S. Universal Pictures International will serve as its global distributor.
Boasting greater than 100 display screen credit, Gugino has most lately been visible in collection inclusive of Mike Flanagan’s The Haunting of Bly Manor, as well as films like Gunpowder Milkshake and San Andreas. She lately wrapped manufacturing on Flanagan’s constrained series The Fall of the House of Usher for Netflix, and will next be visible starring in Peacock’s Leopard Skin, which she is also exec producing.
Soberano is a Filipino-American actress, version and singer who with Lisa Frankenstein will make her Hollywood function film debut. The multi-hyphenate boasts a large following inside the Philippines, wherein she’s recognized for roles in films like My Ex and Whys (2017) and Alone/Together (2019), in addition to the more latest Netflix lively feature Trese, which had her voicing the titular character.
Chrest is first-class known for his function as Ted Wheeler—father to Mike (Finn Wolfhard) and Nancy (Natalie Dyer)—on Netflix’s hit collection, Stranger Things, which currently wrapped up its two-element fourth season. Among extra upcoming projects for the actor is Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon.
Eikenberry is a model and actor who has been seen on HBO’s Euphoria and will subsequent appear inside the Apple TV+ collection The Crowded Room with Tom Holland.
Gugino is represented by way of UTA and Untitled Entertainment; Soberano by means of Careless and Transparent Arts, as well as Authentic Talent and Literary Management in the U.S.; Chrest through Stride Management, People Store and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman; and Eikenberry with the aid of WME and TMT Entertainment Group.