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Game of Thrones' stars Lena Headey and Charles Dance join the cast of 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' film; Plus Screen Gems to distribute for its U.S. release!

A few more interesting casting choices has been added for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies as filming begins today (September 24th). Two Game of Thrones stars Lena Headey and Charles Dance (they play father and daughter Tywin and Cersei Lannister in GoT series) has joined the cast along with Suki Waterhouse. No word on which characters they are playing. They joined the already assembled cast Lily James (Elizabeth Bennet), Sam Riley (Mr. Darcy), Jack Huston (Mr. Wickham), Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth (Mr. Bingley), Emma Greenwell (Caroline Bingley) and Matt Smith (Mr. Collins). Also, Screen Gems acquired the distribution rights for its U.S. theatrical release. Sony Pictures Worldwide will distribute the movie in Latin America, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and Iceland; the feature is also being shopped around to other international territories. Burr Steers will helm the movie with Natalie Portman as one of the producers. It is slated for a 2015 theater release.

Here's more info. from the article via Deadline and see all the announced cast ensemble...

Screen Gems Buys ‘Pride And Prejudice And Zombies,’ Pic Adds ‘Game Of Thrones’ Stars
EXCLUSIVE: Two major developments on Pride And Prejudice And Zombies, the Burr Steers film that mixes the mannered, brain-challenging prose of Jane Austen with brain-eating corpses from hell. Screen Gems has closed a deal for U.S. distribution rights, and Game Of Thrones' Charles Dance and Lena Headey have joined the cast. The film stars Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcoate, Jack Huston, Douglas Booth, Matt Smith, and Suki Waterhouse. Screen Gems seems a strong match… Read full article here.
In the PPZ book, "Liz Bennett (James), is pressured by her family to marry into a wealthy upper-class home and chafes at the stiff societal ways of 1800s England. Instead, she feels that she should help defend the countryside against the onslaught of a horrifying zombie plague."

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2015) Cast
 Lily James ~ Elizabeth Bennet 
Sam Riley ~ Mr. Darcy
Jack Huston ~ Mr. Wickham
Bella Heathcoate ~ ???
Douglas Booth ~ Mr. Bingley
Emma Greenwell ~ Caroline Bingley
Matt Smith ~ Mr. Collins
Lena Headey ~ ???
Charles Dance ~ ???
Suki Waterhouse ~ ???



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