Deadline says Douglas Booth is joining the cast of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Yes, that adaptation is finally getting its shit together and heading to the big screen.
The site adds Booth (Noah) will play Mr. Bingley. He’ll join Lily James as Elizabeth Bennett, Bella Heathcote as one of the other four Bennett sisters, Jack Huston as George Wickham and Sam Riley as Mr. Darcy.
Burr Steers (Igby Goes Down) is directing the adaptation of the best-selling book, which offers an “expanded” version of the Austen classic.
The book tells the timeless story of a woman’s quest for love and independence amid the outbreak of a deadly virus that turns the undead into vicious killers.
Scripted by Steers and David O. Russell, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies will be produced by Natalie Portman, Marc Butan, Sean McKittrick, Brian Oliver, Annette Savitch, Allison Shearmur and Tyler Thompson.