Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Emma Stone to star
- Emma Stone is set to star in "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies", the period, horror comedy that will be directed by Craig Gillespie.
Stone has been offered the lead, but no deal is in place yet.
Previous actresses that were in talks for the part include Mia Wasikowska and Anne Hathaway.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Craig Gillespie to direct
- Craig Gillespie ("Lars and the Real Girl") has made a deal with Lionsgate to direct "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies".
The film has a script by David O. Russell who was also going to direct but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts with Natalie Portman who was attached to star.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Mike White in talks to direct
- Mike White ("Year of the Dog") is in negotiations to direct "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" for Lionsgate.
The film is an adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's novel and is based on Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England that is faced with a new challenge -- an army of undead zombies.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: David O. Russell drops out
- David O. Russell is exiting "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies", the adaptation of the best-selling novel by Seth Grahame-Smith.
- The reason is a scheduling conflict with Natalie Portman who stars in the film and also produces.
Tue October 5, 2010 | Source: Vulture
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: David O. Russell to direct
- David O. Russell will direct the period/horror film.
- He will also write the screenplay for the adaptation.
Mon December 14, 2009 | Source: Pajiba
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Natalie Portman to star
- Natalie Portman is set to star in the period/horror film. She will also produce.
- The story follows a woman's quest for love and independence amid the outbreak of a deadly virus that turns the undead into vicious killers.
Thu December 10, 2009 | Source: Variety