Trio Joins Landis Horror Comedy
Isla Fisher, Andy Serkis and Tom Wilkinson have been cast in John Landis' horror comedy, BURKE AND HARE, which stars Simon Pegg, according to the Heat Vision blog.
The flick is based on Britain's true-life serial killers, William Burke and William Hare, who where gravediggers who sold their victims to medical schools. Piers Ashworth and Nick Moorcroft have penned the script.
Pegg is playing Burke, while Serkis will play Hare. Fisher will play Burke's actress girlfriend. Wilkinson takes on the role of Dr. Robert Knox, an anatomy lecturer who buys corpses from Burke and Hare.
Barnaby Thompson is the producer with Ealing Studios’ James Spring exec producing.
Production will begin on Jan. 31 in Edinburgh and London.