‘Lisa Frankenstein’ Comes Home for Digital Rental and Purchase This Week

Less than one month after being released in theaters, the horror-comedy Lisa Frankenstein is headed home, we’ve learned. Own or rent the film on Digital beginning February 27! Directed by Zelda Williams and written by Diablo Cody (Juno, Jennifer’s Body), Lisa Frankenstein first dug up someone special in movie theaters nationwide on February 9. Meagan Navarro wrote in her review […]

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Hot Pink Horror and the Color of Feminine Rage [1989 Week]

Presented by Lisa Frankenstein, 1989 Week is dialing the clock back to the crossroads year for the genre with a full week of features that dig six feet under into the year. Today, Jenn Adams puts a candy-colored lens over the hot pink horror sub-genre. The color most associated with the horror genre is undoubtedly red. Not […]

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My Boyfriend’s Back: Horror’s Best and Worst Boyfriends [1989 Week]

Presented by Lisa Frankenstein, 1989 Week is dialing the clock back to the crossroads year for the genre with a full week of features that dig six feet under into the year. Today, Jenn Adams weighs in on the dreamiest and scariest boyfriends the genre has to offer. We’ve all dated our fair share of bad boys. […]

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‘Lisa Frankenstein’ Review – Diablo Cody’s Sugary Sweet Zom-Com Captures the ’80s

Billed as a coming-of-rage tale, Lisa Frankenstein instead offers a celebration of outcasts and weirdos. Jennifer’s Body scribe Diablo Cody and director Zelda Williams, making her feature debut, wear their cinematic influences on their sleeves for a raucous zom-com that manages to go beyond references and aesthetics to capture the essence of ’80s cinema in a way few manage, for better […]

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‘Lisa Frankenstein’ Stars Kathryn Newton and Cole Sprouse Discuss Their Characters and Favorite ’80s Horror [Interview]

A totally killer paranormal love story inspired by Mary Shelley’s classic horror novel is headed to the screen with Lisa Frankenstein, written by Diablo Cody (Jennifer’s Body) and directed by Zelda Williams. Lisa Frankenstein comes to theaters on February 9, 2024. The ’80s set comedy is “a coming of RAGE love story about a misunderstood teenager and her high school crush, […]

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‘Lisa Frankenstein’ Takes Place in the Same Universe as ‘Jennifer’s Body’

We’re celebrating the theatrical release of horror-comedy Lisa Frankenstein with #1989Week all week long here on Bloody Disgusting, and the wait for the movie is almost over. Directed by Zelda Williams and written by Diablo Jody (Juno, Jennifer’s Body), Lisa Frankenstein will dig up someone special in movie theaters nationwide on February 9. To whet […]

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‘Lisa Frankenstein’ Writer Diablo Cody and Director Zelda Williams Talk ’80s Setting and Genre Influences [Interview]

Writer/Producer Diablo Cody (Jennifer’s Body) and director Zelda Williams have teamed up to deliver an outrageously ’80s new spin on Mary Shelley’s classic novel with Lisa Frankenstein, set to arrive in theaters on February 9, 2024. Ahead of the film’s release, Bloody Disgusting spoke with Cody and Williams about their collaboration. In Lisa Frankenstein, “Set in 1989, the film follows an unpopular […]

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Introducing ‘1989 Week’ on Bloody Disgusting — Presented by ‘Lisa Frankenstein’

This Friday, February 9th, the ’80s horror-comedy Lisa Frankenstein stomps into theaters just in time for Valentine’s Day. In anticipation, Bloody Disgusting is dialing the clock back to 1989 with a full week of features that dig six feet under into the year. A crossroads year, 1989 saw the highs of the decade reach new […]

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Diablo Cody Says She’s “Not Done” With ‘Jennifer’s Body’ and Wants to Make a Sequel [Exclusive]

The fanbase for Karyn Kusama‘s 2009 horror movie Jennifer’s Body has grown a whole lot in recent years, with many reevaluating the film and realizing it’s got more going for it than it was given credit for back when it first came out. Megan Fox stars as Jennifer in the film, a newly possessed high school […]

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‘Lisa Frankenstein’ – New Trailer for February Horror-Comedy Channels the Spirit of 1980s Classics

In the pages of Fangoria #22, Lisa Frankenstein writer Diablo Cody (Jennifer’s Body) notes that the upcoming horror-comedy is inspired by 1980s movies including Weird Science, Beetlejuice and Night of the Comet, calling the film a “paranormal love story.” Cody goes on to say about the film, “I think it captures the simpler vibe of […]

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‘Lisa Frankenstein’ – New Image Gives Closer Look at Central Lovebirds in ’80s Horror-Comedy

A fresh take on Mary Shelley’s classic horror novel is headed to the screen with Lisa Frankenstein, written by Diablo Cody (Jennifer’s Body) and directed by Zelda Williams. Empire Magazine has shared a new image from Lisa Frankenstein this morning, giving us closer look at gothic lovebirds Kathryn Newton (Freaky) and Cole Sprouse (“Riverdale”). The pair look worried but cozy. Lisa […]

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‘Lisa Frankenstein’ Rated PG-13 for “Violent Content” and “Sexual Material”

One of the first horror movies of the new year will be Lisa Frankenstein, a new take on Frankenstein written by Diablo Cody (Jennifer’s Body) and directed by Zelda Williams. Kathryn Newton (Freaky) and Cole Sprouse (“Riverdale”) are leading the cast for Focus Features, and the film has officially received a “PG-13” rating from the MPA this week. Lisa Frankenstein […]

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‘Lisa Frankenstein’ Trailer – Diablo Cody and Zelda Williams Channel ‘My Boyfriend’s Back’ This Valentine’s Day

A fresh take on Mary Shelley’s classic horror novel is headed to the screen with Lisa Frankenstein, written by Diablo Cody (Jennifer’s Body) and directed by Zelda Williams. Kathryn Newton (Freaky) and Cole Sprouse (“Riverdale”) are leading the cast for Focus Features, and the official trailer has arrived this morning. Check it out below. Lisa Frankenstein comes to theaters on February 9, 2024. […]

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‘Lisa Frankenstein’ Teaser Trailer – Horror-Comedy from Diablo Cody Releasing in February 2024

Diablo Cody (Juno, Jennifer’s Body) is headed back into the horror genre with the upcoming Lisa Frankenstein, a film written by Cody and directed by Zelda Williams. Kathryn Newton (Freaky) and Cole Sprouse (“Riverdale”) were recently announced to lead the cast for Focus Features, and today a teaser trailer and release date have arrived. Lisa Frankenstein comes to theaters on […]

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‘Lisa Frankenstein’ – Diablo Cody Will Reassemble a Corpse in 1989-Set Horror-Comedy!

Diablo Cody (Juno, Jennifer’s Body) is headed back into the horror genre with the upcoming Lisa Frankenstein, a film written by Cody and being directed by Zelda Williams. Deadline reports that Kathryn Newton (Freaky) and Cole Sprouse (“Riverdale”) will lead the cast of Lisa Frankenstein for Focus Features, which has a really fun synopsis. In Lisa Frankenstein, […]

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