If you’re a fan of the classics and leaving them alone, then Pride and Prejudice and Zombies ain’t for you. However, if you’re a fan of badass women, period pieces and zombie horror, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies looks like the film you’ve been waiting for.
The movie is based on a parody book and mash-up of the same name that combines the classic Jane Austen novel with modern day zombie fiction, will stick close to the book and follow Liz Bennett (Lily James) as she’s pressured to marry by her family, when she’d rather help defend their home against the zombie outbreak.
In the trailer we see that marriage is certainly not in Ms. Bennett’s plans as she declares, “I shall never relinquish my sword for a ring.” We’ll see how well that holds up, which judging by the looks that she and co-star Sam Riley, who plays Mr. Darcy, share throughout the trailer, presumably won’t be too long.
Take a look at the new action-packed trailer below:
Along with James and Riley, the film stars Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Matt Smith, Charles Dance and Lena Headey.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies heads to theaters Feb. 5.
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