Burke, Slater, White Get “Freaky Deaky”

Billy Burke, Christian Slater, Michael Jai White and newcomer Breanne Racano are set to replace Matt Dillon, Brendan Fraser, Craig Robinson and Katie Cassidy respectively in Charlie Matthau’s action comedy “Freaky Deaky” reports Variety.

An adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s crime novel, Burke plays an LAPD bomb squad officer who stumbles upon two former hippie activists (Slater and Racano) plotting to use their bomb-making skills to extort a movie mogul out of millions.

White will play a former Black Panther turned personal assistant to the mogul. Roger Bart has also joined the cast as a cop partnered with Burke. Matthau penned the script.