Simon Pegg Eyes Up Isla Fisher in Exclusive ‘Burke and Hare’ Clip

ALTWhen can murder be fun? When Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis are involved.

John Landis, the man behind Animal House, Blues Brothers and American Werewolf in London, is back with a brand new dark comedy featuring Pegg and Serkis as the infamous duo of Burke and Hare, two Englishmen caught up in scheme of slaughter and swindling. Not the best kind of entrepreneurship.

The movie is now being exclusively released ahead of its theatrical run on SundanceNOW and VOD (so you can go check it out right away), but we’ve got an exclusive clip from the film to give you a taste for the movie’s particular brand of macabre comedy. In this scene, Pegg’s Burke spots a striking young lady (Isla Fisher) who has oddball plans of her own. Maybe not as crazy as murdering people in order to sell their body parts for money, but almost:

After a few years of working behind the scenes on movies and TV shows (and earning an IMDb page for bragging rights), Movies Editor Matt Patches made a hard right into the world of entertainment journalism. In 2009, Patches became the Associate Movies Editor of, departing in 2010 to go rogue as a writer-for-hire. Patches covered movies and festivals for a number of outlets, including Movieline, MTV NextMovie, CinemaBlend, and Film School Rejects, before joining as Movies Editor in 2011. He proudly names "Groundhog Day" as his favorite movie of all time.