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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
  • 2016
  • US
  • 108 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Burr Steers
  • Cast: Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote, Matt Smith, Emma Greenwell
  • UK release: 11 February 2016

Elizabeth Bennet (James) and her sisters live in Regency England, which is experiencing a plague of the undead; luckily she has fighting skills learned in China (eh?). James, Riley as Mr Darcy and the rest are all good fun, but it feels like a decent Austen adaptation weighed down with superfluous zombies.

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

8 Feb 20162 stars

Period drama becomes period horror in this odd blend, starring Lily James and Sam Riley

Jane Austen’s classic gets the big screen treatment once more – this time with added horror. Adapting Seth Grahame-Smith’s parody novel, American writer-director Burr Steers (Charlie St Cloud, Igby Goes Down) retells the story of Elizabeth Bennet and…

Lily James thought Zombie film was a joke

7 Feb 2016

Film gossip

Lily James thought "someone was taking the "p**s" when she was asked to star in 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'. The 26-year-old actress - who plays the leading role of Elizabeth Bennet in the Jane Austin adaptation - didn't warm to the idea of a…

Proud zombie hunter Lily James

2 Feb 2016

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Lily James was thrilled she got to "save men" in 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'. The 26-year-old beauty stars as protagonist Elizabeth Bennet in the mash-up movie - which sees a zombie apocalypse descend on the adapted setting of the Jane Austin…

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies cast taught sword skills

26 Sep 2014

Film gossip

The cast of 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' spent several days learning how to use a sword for their roles in the film. The star-studded cast - which includes Suki Waterhouse - of the adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's parody of Jane Austen's…

Charles Dance and Lena Headey cast in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

24 Sep 2014

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'Game of Thrones' actors Charles Dance and Lena Headey are to star in 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'. The pair, whose roles are still to be defined, will appear in the eagerly-awaited film - based on Seth Grahame-Smith's parody of Jane Austen's…

Matt Smith cast in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

18 Sep 2014

Film gossip

Matt Smith has been cast to appear in 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'. The former 'Doctor Who' star is the latest big name to be added to the eagerly-away movie, which is an adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's book that parodies Jane Austen's novel…

Jack Huston to play Wickham in Pride And Prejudice And Zombies

13 Aug 2014

Film gossip

Jack Huston is to play Wickham in the adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's 'Pride And Prejudice And Zombies'. The London-born actor - best known for his role as Richard Harrow on the popular HBO show 'Boardwalk Empire' - has been handed the role of…

Sam Riley and Lily James cast in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

5 Aug 2014

Film gossip

Sam Riley and Lily James have been cast in 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'. The 'Control' actor will portray Mr. Darcy opposite James as heroine Elizabeth Bennett and Bella Heathcote as one of her sisters in the movie, which is based on Seth…

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