Matt Smith Joins Zombie Pic
After playing Dr. Who for four seasons, Matt Smith has signed on to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, an adaptation of Seth Graeme Smith’s novel of the same name.
Burr Steers is the director behind the big screen horror – comedy, which offers a brand new slant on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.
Lilly James plays Liz Bennett who rejects the social etiquette of Victorian England after being pressured by her parents to marry into a wealthy upper class family.
She instead takes it upon herself to defend the surrounding countryside from a horrendous zombie epidemic.
Smith’s character is Mr. Collins, a man who is constantly searching for a wife and who proposes to Liz, the zombie slayer.
Smith will also be seen in Terminator Genisys to be released next summer and the Ryan Gosling’s upcoming fantasy Lost River. Gosling wrote and directed the story about a teenager who discovers a secret underwater town. No US release date has been conformed at this date.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter