CONFIRMED: Liza Soberano Joins Hollywood Film, “Lisa Frankenstein” Starring Cole Sprouse And Kathryn Newton

In the latest Deadline article, it has been confirmed that Liza Soberano is part of the upcoming Hollywood movie “Lisa Frankenstein” starring Cole Sprouse and Kathryn Newton. The horror-comedy film is written by Academy Award and Tony winner Diablo Cody, and is directed by Zelda Williams under Focus Features production. Other cast includes Carla Gugino, Joe Chrest, and and Henry Eikenberry.

Lisa Frankenstein” will be Liza’s Hollywood movie debut coming off of a successful career in the Philippines. I’m so proud and happy for her. Congrats, Liza!

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 star alongside Kathryn Newton and Cole Sprouse in the horror-comedy Lisa Frankenstein, which actor-filmmaker Zelda Williams is directing for Focus Features, in her feature debut.

Set in 1989, Lisa Frankenstein follows an unpopular high school student (Newton) who accidentally re-animates a handsome Victorian corpse (Sprouse) during a lightning storm and starts to rebuild him into the man of her dreams, using the broken tanning bed in her garage. While we hear that Chrest will be playing the titular character’s father Dale, details as to the others’ roles haven’t been disclosed. Academy Award and Tony winner Diablo Cody scripted the film, which has entered production in New Orleans.

Mason Novick is producing for MXN Entertainment, alongside his frequent collaborator Cody, with Jeffrey Lampert serving as executive producer. Michelle Momplaisir is overseeing the project for Focus Features, which will distribute the film in the U.S. Universal Pictures International will serve as its international distributor.

Soberano is a Filipino-American actress, model and singer who with Lisa Frankenstein will make her Hollywood feature film debut. The multi-hyphenate boasts a large following in the Philippines, where she’s known for roles in films like My Ex and Whys (2017) and Alone/Together (2019), as well as the more recent Netflix animated feature Trese, which had her voicing the titular character. (SOURCE: DEADLINE)

 

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