'Lisa Frankenstein' takes a totally rad approach to a familiar tale : Pop Culture Happy Hour In the new '80s horror comedy Lisa Frankenstein, an introverted teen (Kathryn Newton) finds comfort in visiting the grave of a young Victorian bachelor (Cole Sprouse). When his corpse comes to life, he becomes her confidante as they embark on a murderous spree. Written by Diablo Cody (Jennifer's Body) and directed by Zelda Williams, the movie is an over-the-top mix of romance, jealousy, self-realization, horniness and murder.

'Lisa Frankenstein' takes a totally rad approach to a familiar tale

'Lisa Frankenstein' takes a totally rad approach to a familiar tale

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Cole Sprouse and Kathryn Newton in Lisa Frankenstein. Michele K. Short/Focus Features hide caption

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Cole Sprouse and Kathryn Newton in Lisa Frankenstein.

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In the new '80s horror comedy Lisa Frankenstein, an introverted teen (Kathryn Newton) finds comfort in visiting the grave of a young Victorian bachelor (Cole Sprouse). When his corpse comes to life, he becomes her confidante as they embark on a murderous spree. Written by Diablo Cody (Jennifer's Body) and directed by Zelda Williams, the movie is an over-the-top mix of romance, jealousy, self-realization, horniness and murder.