John Landis returns to the realm of the horror-comedy with his grave-robbing tale of ‘Burke and Hare’. A while back we gave you the first look at the new teaser poster, which features stars Andy Serkis, Simon Pegg and Aussie hottie Isla Fisher (below), and now finally a great looking trailer has debuted. The trio are joined by a host of British talent including Jessica Hynes, Tom Wilkinson, Tim Curry, Ronnie Corbett, Reece Shearsmith, David Schofield, Allan Corduner, Bill Bailey, Hugh Bonneville and Michael Smiley. ‘Burke and Hare’ are based on real-life grave-robbers who turned to their murderous ways when they discovered they could make a pretty penny of off selling corpses to the Edinburgh Medical College for dissection. Check out the new trailer below.
“WILLIAM BURKE and WILLIAM HARE are scratching out a living in 1830s Edinburgh. After yet another failed business venture, they return to Hare’s lodging house to find that their tenant has suddenly died on rent day. As the boys decide how to dispose of the body over a drink, they discover that a corpse can fetch a hefty price. Edinburgh is the centre of the medical universe and the city’s doctors are crying out for more cadavers for their educational lectures. First they try the infamous DR. MONRO, but he’s not interested, so they sell the corpse to DR. KNOX, his vain and ambitious rival who urges them to bring any more ‘unfortunates’ they may stumble upon. Entrepreneurial Hare is quick to realize they’ve hit on a great money making venture and despite the more sensitive Burke’s misgivings, they embark on a series of plans to secure more bodies. They arrange a series of deadly ‘accidents’ for the local unfortunates and to celebrate their success, they go out on the town to celebrate. There, Burke meets GINNY, a beautiful and spirited aspiring actress. In a series of hilarious comic misadventures Burke and Hare begin to secure a steady stream of bodies and the cash starts rolling in.”
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