Director Closes Deal on Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

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Casting to begin on Lionsgate undead romp

He was seen getting attacked by one of the undead in Zombieland, now Mike White will be directing walking corpses of his own.

Shock Till You Drop’s Lionsgate reps have confirmed to us that White has finalized his deal to direct Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, based on Seth Grahame-Smith’s reworking of the Jane Austen novel “Pride and Prejudice.” Natalie Portman remains on board as a producer, but will not star.

Scarlett Johansson and Bradley Cooper are still being rumored for the lead roles.

White’s other credits include scripting School of Rock and Nacho Libre.

Source: Shock Till You Drop