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Doctor Who's Matt Smith joins cast of 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'; filming begins September 24th!

Former Doctor Who star Matt Smith has been cast in Pride and Prejudice and ZombiesSeth Grahame-Smith's film adaptation of Jane Austen's classic Pride and Prejudice. The Hollywood Reporter reports that he will be playing as Mr. Collins and filming begins next week for PPZ on September 24th. Smith will co-star with Lily JamesSam RileyJack HustonBella Heathcote and Douglas BoothBurr Steers will helm the movie with Natalie Portman as one of the producers. It is slated for a 2015 theater release.

Here's the article via THR...

'Doctor Who' Star Matt Smith Joins 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' (Exclusive)
Matt Smith, who recently completed a four-season stint starring in Doctor Who, has joined the cast of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the adaptation of the Seth Grahame-Smith novel. 
The long-in-the-works, on-and-off again project is finally going before cameras Sept. 24 with a cast that includes Lily JamesSam RileyJack HustonBella Heathcote and Douglas BoothBurr Steers is behind the camera. 
The movie is a horror-comedy spin on Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. The heroine, Liz Bennett (James), is pressured by her family to marry into a wealthy upper-class home but chafes at the stiff social mores of Victorian England. Instead, she feels that she should help defend the countryside against the onslaught of a horrifying zombie plague.Smith will play Mr. Collins, a parson who is on the lookout for a wife and proposes to Bennett. 
Producing are Cross Creek's Brian OliverAllison ShearmurSean McKittrickNatalie PortmanAnnette SavitchTyler Thompson and Marc Butan.


  1. Pride and Prejudice, probably the most popular of Austen's finished novels. Each line in the delightful novel can be studied to reveal great insights and truths.
    Looking forward to see a new version in future.


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