Matt Smith Signs Up For Pride And Prejudice And Zombies

matt smith as doctor who with the sonic screwdriverThe Eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith, is time traveling once again back to Victorian England as he takes on the role of Mr. Collins in the upcoming adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's novel Pride And Prejudice And Zombies.

A parody of Jane Austen's classic novel with a dash of undead horror goes before the cameras September 24th according to THR with a cast that includes Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote and Douglas Booth. The film is being directed by Burr Steers.

The heroine, Liz Bennett (James), is pressured by her family to marry into a wealthy upper-class home but instead, she feels that she should help defend the countryside against the onslaught of a horrifying zombie plague. Smith plays a parson who is on the lookout for a wife and proposes to Bennett.

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About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.
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