‘Lisa Frankenstein’ Teaser: Diablo Cody Returns With A “Coming-Of-Rage” Story Starring Kathryn Newton And Cole Sprouse

Suddenly, female-led riffs on Frankenstein are all the rage, and it’s Diablo Cody’s turn to get in on the fun. Lisa Frankenstein, Cody’s latest offbeat take on horror-romance (after Jennifer’s Body) teams her with Kappa Kappa Die director Zelda Williams and actress Kathryn Newton, known for Freaky and Ant-Man 3.

Newton stars with Riverdale‘s Cole Sprouse as the unusual couple at the heart of this story about a high school misfit and her crush…who happens to be a corpse.

Here’s the synopsis: A coming of RAGE love story from acclaimed writer Diablo Cody (Jennifer’s Body) about a misunderstood teenager and her high school crush, who happens to be a handsome corpse. After a set of playfully horrific circumstances bring him back to life, the two embark on a murderous journey to find love, happiness… and a few missing body parts along the way.

Also in the cast are Liza Soberano, Henry Eikenberry, Joe Chrest, and Carla Gugino. Gugino is killing it (literally) right now in Netflix’s Fall of the House of Usher.

Focus Features will release Lisa Frankenstein into theaters on February 9th 2024.

Travis Hopson
Travis Hopson has been reviewing movies before he even knew there was such a thing. Having grown up on a combination of bad '80s movies, pro wrestling, comic books, and hip-hop, Travis is uniquely positioned to geek out on just about everything under the sun. A vampire who walks during the day and refuses to sleep, Travis is the co-creator and lead writer for Punch Drunk Critics. He is also a contributor to Good Morning Washington, WBAL Morning News, and WETA Around Town. In the five minutes a day he's not working, Travis is also a voice actor, podcaster, and Twitch gamer. Travis is a voting member of the Critics Choice Association (CCA), Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA), and Late Night programmer for the Lakefront Film Festival.