Isla Fisher, Andy Serkis and Tom Wilkinson have boarded the horror comedy Burke and Hare starring Simon Pegg, which marks John Landis' return to feature directing after more than 10 years, according to Heat Vision.

Written by Piers Ashworth and Nick Moorcroft, Burke and Hare is based on the true story a pair of the U.K.'s earliest serial killers, William Burke and William Hare, gravediggers who lucratively sold the corpses of their victims to a medical college for dissection.

Serkis will play Hare opposite Pegg's Burke.

Fisher will play Pegg's girlfriend, an actress looking for a patron who might or might not be an accomplice to the murders.

Wilkinson will play Dr. Robert Knox, an anatomy lecturer looking for fresh corpses.

The movie begins shooting Jan. 31 in Edinburgh and London.