Opening: “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” (2/5/2016)

You’re probably slavering for new zombie mayhem and since I’ve given the recently released “Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse” a little promotional love here on PiercingMetal.com, how could I let a film called “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” pass me by. This film opens today for those who are interested so check out the poster, premise and cast down below and then I’ll return with some thoughts.

Poster - Pride and Prejudice and Zombies - 2016

Plot:
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is an fresh twist on Jane Austen’s widely celebrated novel. A mysterious plague has fallen upon 19th century Britain, the land is overrun with the undead and feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet is a master of martial arts and weaponry. Casting aside personal pride and social prejudices, Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy must unite on the blood-soaked battlefield to rid the country of the zombie menace and discover their true love for one another. (thanks Wiki).

Cast:
Lily James as Elizabeth Bennet
Sam Riley as Mr. Darcy
Jack Huston as Mr. Wickham
Bella Heathcote as Jane Bennet
Douglas Booth as Mr. Bingley
Matt Smith as Mr. Collins
Charles Dance as Mr. Bennet
Lena Headey as Lady Catherine de Bourgh[4]
Suki Waterhouse as Catherine “Kitty” Bennet
Emma Greenwell as Caroline Bingley
Dolly Wells as Mrs. Featherstone
Tom Lorcan as Lieutenant Denny
Ellie Bamber as Lydia Bennet
Millie Brady as Mary Bennet
Sally Phillips as Mrs. Bennet
Jess Radomska as Annabella Netherfield

PiercingMetal Thoughts: Now I should admit first that I have never read “Pride and Prejudice” so some of the stuff that is likely referenced here will be lost on me. This does look like fun and works along well with “Abraham Lincoln Vs. Zombies” as far as a period piece might go. It’s definitely interesting looking and probably a lot of gory fun. I’m interested for sure but don’t think I can spare the time with Toy Fair happening so soon and finding me getting prepared for the four days of coverage. What about you readers? Do you think you will catch this film in the theaters? Let me know your thoughts in the comments below.

Official Film Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pride_and_Prejudice_and_Zombies_%28film%29

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