HOLLYWOOD-Kaap Holland Film below announcing that Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Paul), Alicia Silverstone (Clueless, Batman & Robin, Killing of a Sacred Deer), and Kevin Connolly (Entourage, John Q, The Notebook) will star in the new dark comedy Krazy House from writers-directors Steffen Haars and Flip van der Kuil (New Kids Turbo, Bro’s Before Ho’s, Ron Goossens: Low-Budget Stuntman). This will Haars and van der Kuil’s first international film for the duo.
Dutch Gaite Jansen, Walt Klink, Jan Bijvoet, Chris Peters, and Matti Stooker round out the cast. Production on the film has just been completed in Amsterdam. Maarten Swart will produce the film for Kaap Holland Film, in a co-production with Haars and van der Kuil. Kaap Holland Film’s Jorn Baars and XYZ’s Todd Brown are executive producers.
Set in the 90s, Krazy House is about religious homemaker Bernie (Frost) and his sitcom family. When Russian workers in Bernie’s house turn out to be wanted criminals, they make Bernie and his family tear the place up in search of some old hidden loot. In order to free himself, Bernie has to man up and save his imprisoned family, while slowly going crazy.
Haars and van der Kuil first rose to prominence as founding members of the Dutch comedy group New Kids. Among their films to hit at the Dutch box office are New Kids Turbo, Bro’s Before Ho’s and Ron Goossens: Low Budget Stuntman. All four of their features have played in selection at Austin’s Fantastic Fest where they have been awarded jury prizes including Best Feature and Best Director.