Cole Sprouse in Diablo Cody Rom-Com


Cole Sprouse as the Creature, Kathryn Newton as Lisa Swallows, and… is that a tanning bed?Photo: Michele K. Short/Focus Features

When her high-school crush dies, a lonely teen digs him up and reanimates him—what could go wrong? The neon-soaked, blood-splattered, very hairspray-filled first trailer for Lisa Frankenstein (written by Jennifer’s Body scribe Diablo Cody, who won an Oscar for Juno) promises ghoulish hijinks galore.

LISA FRANKENSTEIN – Official Teaser Trailer [HD] – Only In Theaters February 9

Directed by Zelda Williams—the daughter of late comedy legend Robin Williams—and written by snappy-dialogue wizard Cody, Lisa Frankenstein stars Kathryn Newton (Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania) and Cole Sprouse (Riverdale), along with Carla Gugino (The Fall of the House of Usher), Liza Soberano, Henry Eikenberry, and Joe Chrest.

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Here’s the official 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.”

Lisa Frankenstein hits theaters February 9, 2024.

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