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The UnPopular Opinion: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** When Quirk Books first published PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND...
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08.11.2016
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Review: Love & Friendship

PLOT: Newly widowed and destitute, Lady Susan Vernon ( Kate Beckinsale ) enlists the aid of her American friend, Alicia (Chloe Sevigny) in a scheme designed to net her a rich new husband. REVIEW: In a way, Jane Austen adaptations are basically tent-pole event movies for the Masterpiece Theater set. They're handsomely mounted, usually well-acted, and often quite witty....
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05.10.2016
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Exclusive Interview: The Stars of Pride + Prejudice + Zombies!

Whoever would have thought about mixing Jane Austen with a zombie apocalypse? Well author Seth Grahame-Smith did with his original novel, and now PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES is a major motion picture with an impressive cast. With Lily James , Matt Smith , Bella Heathcote and Douglas Booth bringing a certian amount of class to this Burr Steers directed feature...
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02.02.2016
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Review: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

PLOT : Elizabeth Bennet and her sisters have a difficult enough time trying to find an appropriate husband that is a worthy match. When you throw in the living dead, the girls not only must find time for courtship, they also have to deal with killing a bunch of zombies. REVIEW : In the Quirk Books novel, Seth Grahame-Smith took Jane Austen ’s beloved classic and added...
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02.01.2016
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Check out the amazing new poster for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Jane Austen 's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge - an army of undead zombies. For anyone who hasn't been able to get into Pride and Prejudice before, I think we may have found your entry point! The latest trailer for this flick (at the bottom of the article) took me by...
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01.29.2016
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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Talking to Lily James, Sam Riley, and more

Our visit to the set of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES came at the perfect juncture in filming as we were present thirty-three days into the forty day shoot. Several of the cast including Jack Huston , Lena Headey , Charles Dance , and Matt Smith were not present for filming, but we were able to watch the filming of scenes prominently placed in the trailers for the film, including...
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01.05.2016
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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: What We Learned On Set!

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES has been in development since before the Seth Grahame-Smith novel was published by Quirk Books in 2009.  At the time, the future ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER author was just taking the classic Jane Austen novel and inserting scenes of zombie mayhem and martial arts to enhance the romantic tale of class struggle and gender bias.  The novel...
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01.05.2016
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Things get messy in the US trailer for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Earlier this month we got a look at the UK trailer for the spin on Jane Austen 's classic tale of tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes...with zombies. Now the US variation is here, so how does it differ? Well, for one, there's a lot more of Lily James kicking some major ass. It also features one of the more messy kills I've seen this year in a nifty POV...
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10.22.2015
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Lily James spills blood in the trailer for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Jane Austen 's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge - an army of undead zombies. Lily James stars in the UK trailer for PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES and one thing's for sure: this adaptation is going to have a little more blood than the original! I was one...
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10.09.2015
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Comic Con 2015: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Patient Zero

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...
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07.12.2015
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First look photo from the movie version of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

After years of lingering in development hell with names like David O. Russell and Natalie Portman attached and then gone, the film version of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES finally began production in London last month under the direction of Burr Steers (IGBY GOES DOWN) and we now have our first look at the period horror film. The adaptation of Jane Austen 's novel was rewritten by...
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10.30.2014
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GOT's Lena Headey & Charles Dance to star in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Deadline is reporting a couple of Lannisters have joined PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES. No word on who they will be playing, but Game of Thrones stars Lena Headey (Cersei) and Charles Dance (Tywin) have been added to the cast for the upcoming movie. The site has also learned Screen Gems has acquired the U.S. distribution rights for the film. Director Burr Steers has...
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09.24.2014
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