Lionsgate has made a formal offer to Mike White to direct Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the adaptation of the Seth Grahame-Smith novel that spices up Jane Austen’s time-tested Jane Austen with a smattering of flesh-eating walking corpses. White, who scripted School of Rock, made his feature directing debut on Year of the Dog. Several directors eyed the project since David O Russell exited the project but left behind a strong script and the idea of having Scarlett Johansson and Bradley Cooper play the leads.
By MIKE FLEMING JR | Friday November 5, 2010 @ 1:57pm PDTTags: Jane Austen, Lionsgate, Mike White, Mike White Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Movie Deals, Movies, Pride Prejudice and Zombies
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