Cole Sprouse and Kathryn Newton have signed on to star in “Lisa Frankenstein,” penned by Oscar-winner Diablo Cody and directed by Zelda Williams.
Taking place in 1989, the movie follows a highschool outcast who by chance brings a good-looking Victorian corpse to life throughout a lightning storm. With the assistance of a damaged tanning mattress in her storage, she units out to show him into the person of her desires.
Cody and Mason Novick of MXN Entertainment will reunite as producers, having beforehand collaborated on movies equivalent to “Tully,” “Jennifer’s Body,” “Young Adult” and “Juno,” for which Cody received Best Original Screenplay on the 2008 Academy Awards. Jeff Lampert will function govt producer. Michelle Momplaisir, Focus Features’ Vice President of Production and Development, will function the artistic govt.
Principal images will start later in the summertime.
Sprouse, who obtained his begin as a toddler actor on Disney Channel’s “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody,” just lately starred in “Moonshot” and CW’s “Riverdale,” which is set to finish with Season 7 within the spring of subsequent yr. Newton broke out with 2017’s “Big Little Lies,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and “Lady Bird,” and has “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” subsequent up on her slate.
Newton is represented by WME and Management 360. Sprouse is represented by WME, Brookside Artist Management, and DLA Piper. Cody is represented by WME. Williams is represented by Gersh, Melinda Jason, and Roger Armstrong.
Deadline first reported the information.