Isla Fisher, Tom Wilkinson Join “Burke & Hare”

Isla Fisher (“Wedding Crashers,” “Confessions of a Shopaholic”) and Tom Wilkinson (“Michael Clayton,” “Duplicity”) have joined the horror comedy “Burke and Hare” says Heat Vision Blog.

The film is based on the true story a pair of the U.K.’s earliest serial killers, William Burke (Simon Pegg) and William Hare (Andy Serkis), gravediggers who lucratively sold the corpses of their victims to a medical college for dissection.

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.

John Landis directs from a script by Piers Ashworth and Nick Moorcroft. Filming kicks off January 31st in Edinburgh and London.