Our first look at director Burr Steers’ adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s Jane Austen reimagining, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, has arrived! EW has revealed an image of the Bennet sisters, assembled to to take down the undead. Click on the above image for a larger version!
Starring Lily James as Elizabeth, Bella Heathcote as Jane, Ellie Bamber as Lydia, Millie Brady as Mary and Suki Waterhouse as Kitty, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies also stars Sam Riley as Mr. Darcy, Jack Huston as Wickham and Matt Smith as Mr. Collins.
The story offers an “expanded” version of the Austen classic. The book tells the timeless story of a woman’s quest for love and independence amid the outbreak of a deadly virus that turns the undead into vicious killers.
Scripted by Steers and David O. Russell, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies will be produced by Natalie Portman, Marc Butan, Sean McKittrick, Brian Oliver, Annette Savitch, Allison Shearmur and Tyler Thompson.