Tuesday, April 19th, 2011
Okay, how great will the Pride and Prejudice and Zombies movie be? If you are a classic literature lover or a zombie aficionado (or, if you are well rounded, both) it will be exciting to see these two completely different genres merge onscreen. While there has been a massive surge in classic/horror combos in literature lately (Jane Slayre, Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters, and Little Vampire Women come to mind), Pride and Prejudice and Zombies has remained the best-loved in the pack–maybe because zombies are on a roll right now? Also, whispers are still going around suggesting Natalie Portman, who is producing the film, will have the starring role in the flick….prettyprettyplease?? For my part, I am excited to see what recently-slated director Craig Gillespie, best known for Lars and the Real Girl does with the adaptation from page to screen. To read Entertainment Weekly’s exclusive interview with Gillespie, click here.