If you’ve missed the latest news about the impending launch of this film in the UK, now is a good time to catch up!
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is set to hit UK screens in February of 2016, and the good news is that The E4 Slackers Club will be hosting free screenings for students in the UK. The screenings are at various locations in England and Scotland, including one here in Bath where The Jane Austen Centre and Gift Shop are based.
There’s still no word as to when the rest of us can see the film in their local cinemas, but we’ll update you as soon as we find out. In the meantime, this extended trailer should pique your interest. It gives a clear indication of the humorous intent of the rewrite, despite the gory subject matter, along with the audaciously reconceived characters and dialogue:
Elizabeth – “I shall never relinquish my sword for a ring.”
Jane – “For the right man you would”
Elizabeth – “The right man wouldn’t ask me to.”
Could this be a great pathway to Jane Austen? Are you boycotting Pride and Prejudice and Zombies? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.
About Pride and Prejudice and Zombies – The Movie
The film is based on a 2009 parody novel written by Seth Grahame-Smith, which transforms Regency England into a sinister, zombie-ridden dystopia. Much of the original story and dialogue from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice remains intact, with the addition of a few hundred Regency zombies.