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The Bennet sisters mow down the undead in ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ trailer
When sophisticated zombies attack.
Gnawing right into the Halloween season, the first trailer for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies has finally been released.
The classic Jane Austen novel found a modern hook in the hyperbranded zombie genre, and Seth Grahame-Smith combined the two in his 2009 novel of the same name. Lily James (Downton Abbey) and Lena Headey (Game of Thrones) star in the film adaptation, directed and written by Burr Steers (Igby Goes Down), and the trailer shows the Bennet sisters mowing down an army of the well-bred but undead.
The film is scheduled to be released in February 2016.
Screengrab via CBR Trailers/YouTube
Audra Schroeder is the Daily Dot’s senior entertainment writer, and she focuses on streaming, comedy, and music. Her work has previously appeared in the Austin Chronicle, the Dallas Observer, NPR, ESPN, Bitch, and the Village Voice. She is based in Austin, Texas.