Dead Spit of Kelly, The

DIRECTOR: Iain Softley (Inkheart K-Pax The Wings of the Dove)

Cast: Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter The Patriot Hotel Mumbai) Colin Morgan (The Happy Prince Huntsman Winter's War) Jessica Barden (The End of the F***ing World Hanna The Lobster)


A vibrant and anarchic dark comedy that celebrates life springing from death. In turn of the century Dublin, a diligent and dedicated taxidermist named Murphy (Morgan), is tormented by his boss, the cruel and volatile Kelly (Isaacs). In a volcanic argument, Murphy finally loses his temper and accidentally kills Kelly. To hide his terrible crime, Murphy must use his extraordinary skill to"become" Kelly, donning his skin and living a double life. As he loses himself further within Kelly, he risks the few things Murphy had his good reputation and the love of schoolteacher Miss Poe (Barden).

Status: Pre Production

Genre: Dark Comedy