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Comic-Con 2015 Interviews: Lily James, Matt Smith & More Talk Pride And Prejudice And Zombies

16 July 2015 3:51 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

On February 5th, manners will meet the macabre in Screen GemsPride and Prejudice and Zombies, the upcoming film adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's novel of the same name. At Comic-Con last week, Daily Dead participated in roundtable interviews with the Pride and Prejudice and Zombies director and cast, who discussed the film's physicality, investable characters, formidable zombies, and much more.

Writer/director Burr Steers on his vision for the film:

Burr Steers: It was actually something I knew was out there because a lot of people had taken shots at trying to get it made. I looked at it and had a take on it that I was really confident would work. I went in there and rewrote it, and made it happen.

I saw it in my mind the way you'd approach a play. We'd set up this alternate world where there's a zombie pandemic that »

- Derek Anderson

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Watch: Pride And Prejudice And Zombie Cast Plays “Would You Rather”

14 July 2015 9:36 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

I’ve been working on a brand new game to add to the rotation and got the opportunity to give it a go last week at San Diego Comic-Con. Welcome to the very first edition of Collider’s movie-themed “Would You Rather!” The goal is to have some fun, but a top priority of the game is also to give a little insight into how a filmmaker likes to work, his or her on-set preferences, etc. Shortly after the Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Hall H panel, I got the opportunity to sit down with Matt Smith who plays Mr. Collins and Jack Huston who plays Wickham. Lily James leads the adaptation of the Seth Grahame-Smith book as Elizabeth Bennet. She’s basically the same Elizabeth Bennet featured in the original Jane Austen novel except for the fact that she and her four sisters, Lydia (Ellie Bamber), Mary (Millie Brady »

- Perri Nemiroff

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Lifetime, BBC One Co-Producing Agatha Christie Mini Starring Charles Dance, Aidan Turner

13 July 2015 12:44 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Lifetime has signed onto co-produce with BBC One a miniseries based on the Agatha Christie murder mystery novel “And Then There Were None.”

The series is set on the brink of world war in 1939 England and follows 10 strangers with dubious pasts who are lured to Soldier Island, an isolated rock near southern England’s Devon coast. Cut off from the mainland, the travelers learn that their host is mysteriously absent and that they are each accused of a terrible crime. As members of the party start to die mysteriously, the survivors realize they may be harboring a murderer among their number.

BBC announced the project in February.

The adaptation is penned by Sarah Phelps (“The Casual Vacancy,” “Great Expectations”) and stars Douglas Booth, Charles Dance, Maeve Dermody, Burn Gorman, Anna Maxwell Martin, Sam Neill, Miranda Richardson, Toby Stephens, Noah Taylor and Aidan Turner.

Abi Bach is producing. Exec producers are »

- Whitney Friedlander

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Major TV Cast Lines Up For Christie's "None"

13 July 2015 10:01 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

To coincide with Agatha Christie's 125th anniversary, BBC One and Lifetime are teaming up for an all-star mini-series based on arguably the Grand Dame of mystery's most famous work - "And Then There Were None".

Set on the eve of World War Two, the story follows ten strangers with dubious pasts who are lured to an isolated rock near the Devon coast in southern England. Cut off from the mainland, their host is mysteriously absent.

A recording starts with each accused of a terrible crime. As each member of the party starts to mysteriously die one-by-one every few hours, the survivors realise one of them is a killer and start to turn on each other.

This time out the ensemble will be: Charles Dance ("Game of Thrones"), Sam Neill ("Jurassic Park"), Toby Stephens ("Black Sails"), Aidan Turner ("The Hobbit"), Miranda Richardson ("Harry Potter"), Anna Maxwell Martin ("The Bletchley Circle »

- Garth Franklin

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Comic Con 2015: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Patient Zero

12 July 2015 12:11 PM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies I was not particularly excited for this movie after the fairly forgettable Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, but Pride And Prejudice And Zombies looks like it could be fun if it gets the tone right. The one thing the panel.comprised of cast members Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Boardwalk Empire's Jack Huston, former Doctor Who Matt Smith, writer/director... Read More »

- Jason Adams

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'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Comic-Con Interviews

12 July 2015 1:39 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

One movie we've heard very little about at Comic-Con is Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. The Jane Austen horror mashup did have a panel in Hall H midday, but the Seth Grahame-Smith adaptation was outshined by heavy hitters such as Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Deadpool, Suicide Squad and X-Men: Apocalypse. We're not sure what was shown, but no new trailer appeared in any official capacity to share. We're not empty handed, though. We did get get 6 interviews with the cast, including Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote, Jack Huston, Douglas Booth and Matt Smith.

Earlier in the week, before Pride and Prejudice and Zombies could turn Hall H into a 19th Century blood bath, EW released 4 very sexy, very gory photos from the thriller. They proved that this generation was about to get a Jane Austen interpretation like non-other before it, with Seth Grahame-Smith's tome hitting the »

- MovieWeb

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Lily James And Bella Heathcote In Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Photos; Cast At Comic-Con Panel

11 July 2015 6:09 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Here’s a first look at new photos from Sony Pictures’ Pride And Prejudice And Zombies.

The cast were at Comic-Con’s Hall H for a panel discussion on the film.

“Fiercer.” – Lily James on the difference between the #PPZmovie version of Elizabeth Bennet and the Austen version. pic.twitter.com/cbMQFEyktg

— Ppz Movie (@PPZmovie) July 11, 2015

Bella Heathcote, Jack Huston, Sam Riley, Matt Smith, Lily James and Douglas Booth seen at Screen Gems’ “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” Presentation at 2015 Comic-Con on Saturday, July 11, 2015, in San Diego.

Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision for Screen Gems/AP Images

The film stars Lily JamesSam RileyJack HustonBella HeathcoteDouglas Booth with Matt SmithCharles Dance and Lena Headey.

A zombie outbreak has fallen upon the land in this reimagining of Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England. Feisty »

- Michelle McCue

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Comic-Con 2015: Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Panel Report

11 July 2015 3:05 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Of all the literary/horror mash-ups you can think of - Moby Dicknado, War And Peace And Piranhas, Lord Of The Flyblown - Pride And Prejudice And Zombies is the one that’s actually happening. That it’s an even more far-fetched conceit than anything you could possibly invent is a joy that was not lost on the Hall H throng. Comic-Con came to have its minds (and English text books) blown and the film’s cast and filmmakers did their best to oblige in a panel that showcased a chunky first trailer.In attendence were writer/ director Burr Steers, cast members Lily James (Elizabeth Bennet), Sam Riley (Mr. Riley), Bella Heathcote (Jane Bennet), Douglas Booth (Mr. Bingley), Jack Huston (Mr. Wickham) and Matt Smith (Mr. Collins), and the masher-upper-in-chief Seth Grahame-Smith.The movie’s set up is simple: after seven decades of zombies roaming 19th century England, cluttering up »

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Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None is coming to BBC One: Cast revealed

10 July 2015 2:30 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

BBC One's adaptation of Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None has gone into production, with an all-star cast including Douglas Booth, Sam Neill and Aiden Turner.

The story is the best-selling crime novel of all time with 100 million copies sold across the globe. It will be adapted into a three-part series by Sarah Phelps (The Casual Vacancy, Great Expectations).

Set in 1939, ten strangers are invited to Soldier Island off the Devon coast where all are accused of terrible crimes.

When one is killed, the group must come to terms with and investigate a possible murderer amongst them.

Amongst the group are "a reckless playboy, a troubled Harley Street doctor, a formidable judge, an uncouth detective, an unscrupulous mercenary, a God-fearing spinster, two restless servants, a highly decorated general and an anxious secretary".

Joining Booth, Neill and Turner are Charles Dance, Burn Gorman and Anna Maxwell Martin.

Completing the cast are Miranda Richardson, »

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Comic-Con 2015 schedule: Ultimate Guide to TV and Movies, including Star Wars, Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Hunger Games and more

9 July 2015 2:45 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Comic-Con 2015 has kicked off in San Diego, and below you'll find Digital Spy's mega-guide, listing all of the major movies and TV panels for each day.

Note: All timings are in California's Pacific Standard Time (Pst), for GMT (UK time) add 8 hours. So 12 noon in San Diego will be 8pm in London.

13 things we're most excited about at Comic-Con 2015

Browse our ultimate guide day-by-day:

Thursday, July 9

Friday, July 10

Saturday, July 11

Sunday, July 12

Thursday, July 9

Open Road (10.45am local time/6.45pm UK time, Hall H)

Movies Tbc

The Autobiography of James T Kirk (10.45am local time, 6.45pm UK time, Ballroom 20)

William Shatner will read excerpts from this new Star Trek in-world memoir, at a panel moderated by author and former Family Guy exec David Goodman.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 / The Last Witch Hunter (12pm local time, 8pm UK time, Hall H)

New footage presentation, plus cast and filmmaker »

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Comic-Con 2015: Full Movies and TV schedule for Saturday, July 11, from Batman v Superman to Hannibal

9 July 2015 2:25 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Below is Digital Spy's daily guide to the major movies and TV panels happening in San Diego this Saturday, July 11.

Once Upon a Time (10am local time, 6pm UK time, Ballroom 20)

Cast members Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Robert Carlyle, Lana Parrilla, Josh Dallas, Emilie de Ravin, Colin O'Donoghue, Sean Maguire and Rebecca Mader appear for a Q&A alongside co-creators and executive producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz. The session will be moderated by Community's Yvette Nicole Brown, and also features a sneak peak at season five.

Warner Bros: Man from Uncle, Pan, Batman vs Superman (10.30am local time, 6.30pm UK time, Hall H)

Footage presentations and Q&As.

Man from Uncle: Cast members Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander and Elizabeth Debicki.

Pan: Cast members Hugh Jackman, Levi Miller and Garrett Hedlund, director Joe Wright

Batman vs Superman: Cast members Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, »

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New Photos From Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

4 July 2015 4:53 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Thanks to Entertainment Weekly, we now have a bunch of new photos from the upcoming "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," starring Lily James (Cinderella), Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Matt Smith, Charles Dance and Lena Headey. Check everything out below. Plot: A zombie outbreak has fallen upon the land in Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England. Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet (James) is a master of martial arts and weaponry and the handsome Mr. Darcy (Reilly) is a fierce zombie killer, yet the epitome of upper class prejudice. As the zombie outbreak intensifies, they must swallow their pride and join forces on the blood-soaked battlefield. The new movie is directed by Burr Steers (Igby Goes Down) and is set to hit theaters on February 5th, 2016. Photos: (click to enlarge) »

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Getting Bloody in New Photos from 'Pride & Prejudice & Zombies'

3 July 2015 11:01 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"She's the most badass zombie slayer there is." Can't wait to see her kick ass. Even more previews of movies that will be hitting Comic-Con next week. Entertainment Weekly, once again, has debuted new photos, this time they're for Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, adapted from Seth Grahame-Smith's book that revises Jane Austen's classic to be a zombie tale. Now it's a zombie movie, starring a lovely cast. "Lizzy" leads the way, played by Lily James. Plus: Ellie Bamber, Bella Heathcote, Millie Brady & Suki Waterhouse. The cast features Sam Riley as Mr. Darcy, Matt Smith as Mr. Collins, Jack Huston, Douglas Booth, plus Lena Headey, but these photos are mostly the main girls. We hope to see a trailer soon. Until then... Here's the new set of photos, direct from Entertainment Weekly. Click to read more about the adaptation: Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers »

- Alex Billington

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'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Photos Introduce the Bennet Sisters

3 July 2015 10:45 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Prior to the epic Pride and Prejudice and Zombies panel planned for Comic Con next Saturday, which promises to turn Hall H into a 19th Century blood bath, EW has released 4 very sexy, very gory photos from the thriller. This generation gets a Jane Austen interpretation like non-other before it, as Seth Grahame-Smith's mash-up novel prepares to hit the big screen just in time for Valentine's Day this February. Here, we get to meet headstrong Elizabeth Bennet and her zombie killing, corset wearing sisters!

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies tells the classic love story with an apocalyptic twist sure to scare anyone into fits of panic, followed by a series of hot flashes. Lily James takes on the role of Lizzy, who has become romantically entangled with Mr. Darcy, played by Sam Riley. This fling is interrupted by a zombie virus, with the 'sorry stricken' (as the walkers are »

- MovieWeb

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'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' First Look: Do we even care anymore?

3 July 2015 9:46 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

The most surprising thing about "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies"? That they actually ended up making it. After losing three directors and at least one major star (Natalie Portman), the adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's bestselling mashup novel is finally headed to the big screen, and EW has the exclusive on the first official images from the film, which director Burr Steers ("Igby Goes Down") says will be played without the tongue-in-cheek tone readers of the book may have been expecting: “The idea was that it was Pride and Prejudice set in this alternate world and then for everyone to play it straight,” Steers told EW. “The movie’s big wink is that there is no big wink.” Added star Lily James ("Cinderella"): “It’s definitely not camp.” You can view the images below. But first, here's a capsule history of the long-in-the-works production: April 2009: Seth Grahame-Smith's »

- Chris Eggertsen

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Photos: "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies"

3 July 2015 8:27 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Continuing their pre-Comic Con coverage, EW has posted new photos and details about the upcoming period horror tale "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" which will be getting its own panel in San Diego next weekend.

Based on Seth Grahame-Smith's mash-up novel, the film takes Jane Austen's classic "Pride and Prejudice" and re-imagines it with an apocalyptic twist. The film's director Burr Steers says that despite the premise, the tone here is not camp in the slightest with the action played straight:

"The idea was that it was Pride and Prejudice set in this alternate world and then for everyone to play it straight. The movie's big wink is that there is no big wink."

Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Jack Huston and Matt Smith str in the film which opens February 19th next year.

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- Garth Franklin

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Britons And Brain-Munchers In New Images From Pride And Prejudice And Zombies

3 July 2015 8:10 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

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The latest take on Jane Austen’s classic love story is a little, how should we say… revisionist. In Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, out next February, it is a truth, universally acknowledged, that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains.

Based on the novel by Seth Grahame-Smith, which riffed raucously on Austen’s classic, this new Pride and Prejudice imagines Elizabeth Bennet and her corset-clad sisters as warriors of the Victorian era, searching for husbands while simultaneously fending off hordes of the undead.

“Rather than knitting and crocheting, they’re polishing muskets,” says Lily James, the Cinderella actress who plays Elizabeth, to EW, which debuted the above images. Of Lizzy, James says, “She’s the most badass zombie slayer there is.”

Even more fascinating than the reimagined Elizabeth, though, may be the tone director Burr Steers is aiming to strike. »

- Isaac Feldberg

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‘Jupiter Ascending’ Blu-ray Review

28 June 2015 11:45 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Tuppence Middleton, Douglas Booth | Written and Directed by Andy and Lana Wachowski

 

A rich science-fiction world, full of weird and colourful characters who still ring true despite having massive animal ears or wings, with well-defined politics, an ancient conflict and a lead couple who you can’t help but root for with all your heart.

Unfortunately I’m not talking about Jupiter Ascending but the comic Saga... Sadly for the Wachowskis, who clearly put a lot of care and affection into their latest ambitious failure, Jupiter Ascending fails miserably in all the ways Saga succeeds.

But perhaps that’s an unfair comparison; I should judge Jupiter Ascending on its own terms. Inferior similarities to the beloved (and, to be fair, firmly established) comic aside, the film still starts out with a literal boatload of movie cliches: Jupiter (Mila Kunis) is the »

- Mark Allen

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Comic-Con 2015: Pride And Prejudice And Zombies, Patient Zero Footage to Debut at Screen Gems’ Hall H Panel

24 June 2015 11:29 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Early next year, zom-rom-com fans will finally be able to see the living dead roam the 19th-century English countryside in the manners/zombie mash-up, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Ahead of its big screen release in February, the film adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's novel will be teased next month in Hall H at Comic-Con.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Screen Gems will bring two end-of-the-world projects to Comic-Con's Hall H at 12:15pm on Saturday, July 11th:

"Screen Gems will premiere exclusive first look footage from Pride And Prejudice And Zombies, bringing Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Jack Huston and Matt Smith to the stage along with director Burr Steers, and the book’s author Seth Grahame-Smith. Screen Gems will also be debuting the first look footage from Patient Zero, which stars Smith and Natalie Dormer. Director Stefan Ruzowitzky and screenwriter Mike Le will also take the stage. »

- Derek Anderson

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Comic-Con: Screen Gems Gets A Room For ‘Pride & Prejudice & Zombies’, ‘Patient Zero’

23 June 2015 6:30 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Screen Gems confirmmed today that it will debut the first footage from its horror-lit mashup Pride And Prejudice And Zombies and action thriller Patient Zero at the Con. Its July 11 panel will feature P&P&Z cast including Lily James, Sam RileyBella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Jack Huston and Matt Smith along with director Burr Steers and the book's author Seth Grahame-Smith. Doctor Who alum Smith also stars in Patient Zero, and he’ll present the footage along with co-star… »

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