Lionsgate will distribute the comedy Frakenhood, according to Variety. The film, starring DeRay Davis, Charlie Murphy and Jasper Redd, completed principal photography over the weekend. Music video helmer Blaxwell Smart is directing from a script by Dan Filie.
Also starring are kickboxer Bob "the Beast" Sapp, Drew Sidora, Angell Conwell, Hassan Johnson and Danny Cistone. Anvil is producing the film in association with Content Foundry Partners.
The comedy revolves around two morgue workers eager to win a local streetball tournament. Their chances are zero to none, until they enlist a large corpse who has been brought back to life by a surly mad scientist.
Davis stars in upcoming Warner Bros. comedy License to Wed, while Murphy is best known for the "Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories" segment on Chappelle's Show. Redd, a standup comic, has appeared on Comedy Central's Premium Blend.