We live in a very strange world in which very strange things can happen. Case in point: the big screen adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is once again showing signs of life. It even has a director and a possible star in Lily Collins!
According to Variety Burr Steers is on board to direct with Lily Collins (pictured; The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones) in negotiations to star in the adaptation of Grahame-Smith’s mash-up of the literary classic.
Darko Entertainment, Natalie Portman’s Handsomecharlie Films and producer Allison Shearmur are already onboard the project, which was originally set up at Lionsgate. David O. Russell penned the screenplay.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies centers on Elizabeth Bennet’s quest for love and independence amid the outbreak of a virus that turns the dead into zombies. The story’s set in an alternate version of 19th Century England that features deadly ancestors roaming the countryside.
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