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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Distribution & Casting News

3 hours ago | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Like the living dead, the movie adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies has refused to die, shambling on with development despite having multiple directors and leads over the past several years. Now stateside viewers will get to see zombies roam the countryside of 19th century England on the big screen, as Screen Gems has picked up Us distribution rights to the book adaptation that has added two Game of Thrones stars to its ranks.

Deadline reports that today Screen Gems secured the rights to distribute Pride and Prejudice and Zombies in the Us, while Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions purchased the rights to release the picture in Latin America, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and Iceland. The film is scheduled to start principal photography tomorrow.

It was also announced today that Game of Thrones stars Charles Dance and Lena Headey have signed on to play roles in Cross Creek Pictures’ Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, »

- Derek Anderson

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'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Casts 2 'Game of Thrones' Stars

3 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Game of Thrones stars Lena Headey and Charles Dance have joined the cast of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, which was just acquired by Screen Gems for U.S. distribution. No details were given for Lena Headey and Charles Dance's characters.

The project is adapted from Seth Grahame-Smith's novel of the same name, which takes Jane Austen's characters from her original novel Pride and Prejudice, and throws them into a zombie outbreak scenario. Lily James stars as Elizabeth Bennett, who is pressured by her family to marry a wealthy man, but her plans change when zombies begin to invade the countryside. Jack Huston is playing Wickham, a man who Elizabeth falls for as he trains her how to fight back against the zombies. Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Emma Greenwell and Matt Smith round out the cast.

Burr Steers is directing from his own screenplay, with »

- MovieWeb

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Game Of Thrones’ Charles Dance and Lena Headey Board Pride And Prejudice And Zombies; Screen Gems Secures U.S. Distribution

3 hours ago | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Though Jane Austen likely continues to spin in her grave, Burr Steers' adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies keeps managing to shamble its way forward.  In addition to landing domestic distribution through Screen Gems, the 19th century zombie apocalypse film also boasts the addition of Game of Thrones alumni Charles Dance and Lena Headey.  There are no indications as to which roles the attached cast members will be embodying, but the recent casting news comes as a good sign for fans who have been waiting to the novel realized on the big screen.  It's currently scheduled for a 2015 release. Hit the jump for more on Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Word of Dance and Headey's involvement in the mash-up's adaptation comes courtesy of Deadline, who also report that Screen Gems will be handling U.S. distribution of the film.  As we previously reported, Steers' Pride and Prejudice and Zombies »

- Dave Trumbore

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Former 'Doctor Who' Matt Smith Joins 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'

18 September 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

After multiple stops and starts, the long-awaited adaptation of "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" is ready to begin production -- and it's snagged another star for its lineup.

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Matt Smith, of "Doctor Who" fame, is joining the cast of the Jane Austen/zombie apocalypse mashup flick. Filming is finally expected to start on September 24.

Smith is set to play Mr. Collins, a man in search of a wife who proposes to Liz Bennett (Lily James). But Liz wants a more independent life -- which includes helping defend the English countryside from a zombie plague, as depicted in the Seth Grahame-Smith riff on the Austen classic.

Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote, and Douglas Booth round out the cast. Burr Steers is directing.

via: The Hollywood Reporter

Photo credit: Afp/Getty Images »

- Katie Roberts

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Liam Neeson Eyes Tell No One; Channing Tatum Boards Struck By Genius; Matt Smith Joins Pride And Prejudice And Zombies

17 September 2014 7:15 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

A few casting notices: Liam Neeson is circling the Tell No One remake, a thriller about a pediatrician who becomes the prime suspect in a series of murders that claimed the life of his wife. Sony picked up the rights Struck by Rights, the memoir of "mathematical marvel" Jason Padgett, as a possible starring vehicle for Channing Tatum. Matt Smith will join Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote, and Douglas Booth in the adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. More on each project after the jump. Gavin O'Connor (Warrior) is tentatively set to direct Tell No OneChris Terrio (Argo) adapted the Harlan Coben novel that was turned into the French film in 2006.  Deadline hears there is some work needed on the script before Neeson is officially attached.  Here's the book synopsis: David Beck has rebuilt his life since his wife’s murder eight years ago, finishing »

- Brendan Bettinger

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Matt Smith Joins Pride, Prejudice, And Zombies

17 September 2014 4:15 PM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

The long in development adaption of Jane Austen/zombie mash up novel is finally starting production on September 24th, and before cameras start rolling, another cast member has been added in the form of ex-Doctor Who star Matt Smith, his third Hollywood role after Lost River and Terminator: Genisys since leaving the long running BBc show. He joins other cast members Lily James (as lead heroine Liz Bennett), Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote, and Douglas Booth, with Burr Steers (17 Again, Charlie St. Cloud) at the helm. »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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Doctor Who's Matt Smith Joins Pride And Prejudice And Zombies

17 September 2014 3:20 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Doctor Who star Matt Smith has landed another fun role in a movie. THR is reporting that the actor has joined the cast of the feature film adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's novel Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

This film has been in development for years, but it's finally set to start shooting on September 24th. Burr Steers (17 Again) is directing the film, which also stars Lily JamesSam RileyJack Huston, Bella Heathcote, and Douglas Booth

The book is an expanded version of the Jane Austen classic, and the film will tell the story of Liz Bennett, a woman on a quest for love and independence amid the outbreak of a deadly virus that turns the dead into vicious killers. Smith will play a character named Mr. Collins, "a parson who is on the lookout for a wife and proposes to Bennett."

Smith recently wrapped production on Terminator: Genisys, »

- Joey Paur

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Matt Smith joins cast of 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'

17 September 2014 2:44 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Former Doctor Who star Matt Smith has nabbed a role in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the film adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel. Smith will play wealthy wife-seeker Mr. Collins opposite Lily James, who stars as Liz Bennett.

The horror-comedy— based on Grahame-Smith’s zombie-infiltrated version of the Jane Austen classic and directed by Burr Steers (17 Again)— also features Douglas Booth, Sam Riley, Jack Huston and Bella Heathcote. The film has had a rocky journey to the big screen, originally to be directed by David O. Russell—who ended up co-writing the screenplay— and cycling through a slew of directors before securing Steers, »

- Carolyn Todd

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Casting: Former 'Doctor Who' Star Matt Smith Joins 'Pride And Prejudice And Zombies' And More

17 September 2014 2:02 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

The face of "Doctor Who" for the last four years, as well as one of the stars of Ryan Gosling's misfire "Lost River," Matt Smith is now bringing this talents to a twisted take on a Jane Austen classic. The actor is joining Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote and Douglas Booth in "Pride And Prejudice And Zombies." Burr Steers will finally get this long developing project moving, and the story follows "Liz Bennett, [who] is pressured by her family to marry into a wealthy upper-class home and chafes at the stiff societal ways of 1800s England. Instead, she feels that she should help defend the countryside against the onslaught of a horrifying zombie plague." Smith will play Mr. Collins, and production starts next week. [THR] "Sons Of Anarchy" star Katey Sagal is joining Miles Teller, Aaron Eckhart and Ciarin Hinds in "Bleed For This." The movie tells the »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Matt Smith Joins "Pride & Prejudice & Zombies"

17 September 2014 1:41 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Former "Doctor Who" leading star Matt Smith has joined the cast of the film adaptation of the Seth Grahame-Smith satirical novel "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies".

After many stops and starts, the long gestating horror-comedy finally goes in front of the cameras next week under the helm of Burr Steers. Smith will play Mr. Collins, a man on the lookout for a wife who proposes to our heroine Liz Bennett (Lily James).

This spin on the Jane Austen classic sees Liz pressured by her family to marry into a wealthy upper-class home, instead she wants to help defend the countryside against a zombie plague.

Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote and Douglas Booth also star in the film. Smith will next be seen in the upcoming "Terminator: Genisys".

Source: Heat Vision »

- Garth Franklin

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'Doctor Who' Star Matt Smith Joins 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' (Exclusive)

17 September 2014 11:37 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Matt Smith, who recently completed a four-season stint starring in Doctor Who, has joined the cast of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the adaptation of the Seth Grahame-Smith novel. The long-in-the-works, on-and-off again project is finally going before cameras Sept. 24 with a cast that includes Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote and Douglas Booth. Burr Steers is behind the camera. The movie is a horror-comedy spin on Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. The heroine, Liz Bennett (James), is pressured by her family to marry into a wealthy upper-class

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‘Ben-Hur’ Remake: ‘Boardwalk Empire’s Jack Huston Lands Title Role

16 September 2014 5:59 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: MGM and Paramount have found Ben-Hur. The studios are setting Jack Huston, and you just knew he was going to get a big, star-making film role after his portrayal of the masked, war-scarred assassin Richard Harrow on HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. It would be hard to imagine a bigger-scale picture than Ben-Hur, with Timur Bekmambetov directing the epic remake in Europe next year. Huston joins Morgan Freeman, whom Deadline broke will play the role of Ildarin, the man who teaches the slave Ben-Hur to become a champion-caliber chariot racer.

MGM and Paramount still have to find their Messala, Ben-Hur’s former close friend-turned-bitter rival. Actors have been circling both parts, and it looked for a while there like Huston might have played the latter. He read for that role, but Bekmambetov decided instead he had the sympathetic manner and grit to play the title role, the one that brought »

- Mike Fleming Jr

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Emma Greenwell Added to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Cast Lineup

5 September 2014 9:52 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

After many delays, filming finally kicks off this month on the feature film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and another new cast member has been added. "Shameless" and "True Blood" actress Emma Greenwell is the latest to join the fray.

Per Variety, Greenwell will portray the sister of Douglas Booth's character, Mr. Bingley, the good-natured and wealthy pal of Mr. Darcy (Sam Riley).

The film co-stars Lily James as Elizabeth Bennet, Jack Huston as George Wickham, and Bella Heathcote as Elizabeth's sister. Huston's Wickham and James' Bennet are immediately attracted to each other, and he’s familiar with her combat skills. Wickham aims to teach zombies to fight, and he wins her over with his theories regarding training them.

Burr Steers (Igby Goes Down, Charlie St. Cloud) will direct from a screenplay by himself and David O. Russell based on Seth Grahame-Smith’s mash-up novel.

Brian Oliver, »

- Debi Moore

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Lily James & Douglas Booth Swallow Pride & Prejudice & Zombies

5 September 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | kidspickflicks | See recent kidspickflicks news »

Update: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies just won't die, and hopefully the new cast will give it the breath of life it needs to make the parody film work. Lily Collins is now out, but Lily James (the new Cinderella) is in. Other new cast members include Sam Riley (Maleficent), Bella Heathcote (Dark Shadows), Douglas Booth (Romeo & Juliet) as Mr. Darcy's friend Bingley and Emma Greenwell ("Shameless") as Bingley's sister, and Jack Huston (Kill Your Darlings) as the handsome Lt. Wickham. It hasn't been clarified if Riley is playing Mr. Darcy or if that role has yet to be cast.

May 2, 2013: Lily Collins (Mirror, Mirror) will star in Pride, Prejudice and Zombies and, in doing so, brings the project back from grave. Burr Steers (17 Again) will direct, which - if you're counting - makes the project's the fifth director. The movie is based on Seth Grahame-Smith's reimagining of »

- tara@kidspickflicks.com (Tara the Mom)

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'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Casts Emma Greenwell

4 September 2014 5:14 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Shameless star Emma Greenwell has joined the growing cast of Cross Creek and Universal's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.

Lily James and Sam Riley are playing Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy, characters from the original novel Jane Austen, which is given a genre twist in the "expanded" version from author Seth Grahame-Smith. This new story shows how Elizabeth's quest for love is stunted by a zombie outbreak. Emma Greenwell is playing the sister of Douglas Booth's character, with Bella Heathcote and Jack Huston also starring.

Burr Steers is directing from a script he co-wrote with David O. Russell, who was attached to direct at one point in the project's lengthy development process. Brian Oliver, Allison Shearmur, Natalie Portman, Sean McKittrick, Annette Savitch, Marc Butan and Tyler Thompson. Production is scheduled to begin later this month, with Cross Creek and Universal Pictures producing and distributing.

Emma Greenwell most recently starred in Holy Ghost People. »

- MovieWeb

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‘Shameless’ Actress Emma Greenwell Joins ‘Pride Prejudice and Zombies’ (Exclusive)

4 September 2014 3:30 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Emma Greenwell has joined the cast of “Pride Prejudice and Zombies” starring Lily James, Douglas Booth and Jack Huston.

Pic also stars Bella Heathcote and Sam Riley.

Filming will start in September. Cross Creek Pictures, which has a distribution deal with Universal, has acquired domestic rights with a commitment for a wide U.S. release.

Burr Steers (“Charlie St. Cloud”) is directing from a screenplay he wrote with David O. Russell.

Producers are Cross Creek topper Brian Oliver, Allison Shearmur, Sean McKittrick, Natalie Portman, Annette Savitch, Tyler Thompson and Marc Butan.

Sierra/Affinity is handling foreign sales. The project had been set up with Panorama last year but came over to Sierra/Affinity with Butan earlier this year.

Greenwell, who is in Showtime’s “Shameless,” will play Booth’s sister in the pic.

She is repped by Wme, Troika and Thruline Entertainment.

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- Justin Kroll

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Douglas Booth the Latest to Experience Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

4 September 2014 12:02 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Filming finally begins next month on the feature film adaptation of the novel Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, which infuses gut munchers into the iconic Jane Austen tale. On tap for you today is the latest casting news so read on if this project is one you're eagerly anticipating!

Deadline reports that Noah star Douglas Booth has joined the cast of the classic lit mash-up, adapted from Seth Grahame-Smith’s parody novel. Booth is no stranger to classic tales, previously starring in Romeo & Juliet. He’ll play Bingley L, the good-natured and wealthy pal of Mr. Darcy.

Jack Huston will portray handsome, charismatic Lt. Wickham in the Burr Steers-directed adaptation for Cross Creek Pictures, who acquired domestic rights with a commitment for a wide U.S. release.

Lily James, Sam Riley, and Bella Heathcote also star. Huston's Wickham and James' Elizabeth Bennett are immediately attracted to each other, and »

- John Squires

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Mr. Bingley Found for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Adaptation

4 September 2014 6:31 AM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Deadline says Douglas Booth is joining the cast of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Yes, that adaptation is finally getting its shit together and heading to the big screen.

The site adds Booth (Noah) will play Mr. Bingley. He'll join Lily James as Elizabeth Bennett, Bella Heathcote as one of the other four Bennett sisters, Jack Huston as George Wickham and Sam Riley as Mr. Darcy.

The post Mr. Bingley Found for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Adaptation appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

- Ryan Turek

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Noah Star Heads for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

4 September 2014 | Horror Asylum | See recent Horror Asylum news »

With the adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' finally firing on all cylinders the project from director Burr Steers ('Igby Goes Down') has managed to nab another cast mate. 'Noah' star Douglas Booth (below), who played the eldest lad Shem in Darren Aronofsky's biblical vision, will take the role Mr. Bingley. Booth will line up alongside Sam Riley, Lily James ('Downton Abbey') and the ever gorgeous Bella Heathcote ('Dark Shadows'). The British actor can also be seen next year in the Wachowski brothers latest sci-fi epic 'Jupiter Ascending'. »

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Casting Net: Jessica Chastain and Kristen Wiig in early discussions for 'The Martian'

3 September 2014 5:24 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

• Jessica Chastain is in early discussions for The Martian. She would play the female lead opposite Matt Damon in Fox’s sci-fi film, which Ridley Scott is directing. Based on the e-book by Andy Weir, the film follows an astronaut who gets stranded on Mars and must fight to survive and make his way home. Simon Kinberg originally brought the book to Scott, and will produce alongside Aditya Sood through Kinberg’s Genre Films Banner. Fox’s Steve Asbell will oversee the film for the studio. [Variety]

[Note: Deadline and THR reported that Kristen Wiig is also in early talks for a lead female role in the film.]

Johnny Knoxville will star alongside Jackie Chan and Fan Bingbing in Skiptrace, which Renny Harlin is directing. »

- C. Molly Smith

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