Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies {Book to Movie}

So with all the Zombie craze they made the book Pride and Prejudice and Zombies into a movie. I saw the trailer and I think this movie will be entertaining. I actually have  not read the book but a friend of mine has and she didn't really like it. I wonder if you are a true Jane Austen fan if that makes the difference wether you would like this movie or not. I think I will go see it just because it looks entertaining. I am not going to put high expectations on this movie and let it be what it is, "A Zombie Movie". 
This movie comes out February 5th. It is PG-13 and 108 minutes.


{Movie Synopsis}

Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge -- an army of undead zombies.

{Book Synopsis}

“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains.”

So begins Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, an expanded edition of the beloved Jane Austen novel featuring all-new scenes of bone-crunching zombie mayhem. As our story opens, a mysterious plague has fallen upon the quiet English village of Meryton—and the dead are returning to life! Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet is determined to wipe out the zombie menace, but she’s soon distracted by the arrival of the haughty and arrogant Mr. Darcy. What ensues is a delightful comedy of manners with plenty of civilized sparring between the two young lovers—and even more violent sparring on the blood-soaked battlefield. Can Elizabeth vanquish the spawn of Satan? And overcome the social prejudices of the class-conscious landed gentry? Complete with romance, heartbreak, swordfights, cannibalism, and thousands of rotting corpses, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies transforms a masterpiece of world literature into something you’d actually want to read.


Lily James as Elizabeth Bennet
Lily has been in a ton of things but she is most well know for her role on Downton Abbey, Cinderella and the new mini series War and Peace. Her upcoming projects are The Kaiser's Last Kiss and Baby Driver. I am looking forward to more movies by this fabulous actress.
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Sam Riley as Mr. Darcy
Sam played Diaval in Disney's Maleficent. He has another movie coming out this year called Free Fire and he is filming another called Ghost in a Shell.
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Lena Headey as Lady Catherine de Bourgh
I almost didn't recognize her with her hair dark but picture her with long blonde hair. She plays Cersei Lannister in the Game of Thrones series. But she was also in 300: Rise of an Empire and Mortal Instruments City of Bones playing Jocelyn. She doesn't have any upcoming projects but will be super busy filming the Book to Movie Series Game of Thrones.
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Bella Heathcote as Jane Bennet
Bella was in Dark Shadows and In Time playing a minor role. She has one more movie coming out this year called The Neon Demon.
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Douglas Booth as Mr Bingley
You might recognized him from Jupiter Ascending where he played Titus Abrasax. He was also in Noah with  Russell Crowe. He has three more movies coming out this year: Loving Vincent, A Storm in the Stars and The Limehouse Golem. What a cutie.
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Jack Huston as Mr. Whickham
Jack has been in American Hustle and The Longest Ride to name a few. He is going to be in the reproduction of Ben-Hur playing Judah Ben-Hur so that should be good. He is also in two more movies this year: Their Finest Hour and a Half and The Yellow Birds. 
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Suki Waterhouse as Kitty Bennet
You might recognize her as Marlene form Insurgent. She has more movies coming out this year also. The Bad Batch, Billionaire Boys Club and The Girl Who Invented Kissing.
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Matt Smith as Mr Collins
Matt played Dr Who from 2010to 2014 and he was in Terminator Genisys. He is currently in the TV show The Crown and has another movie coming out this year called Patient Zero.
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{Director Burr Steers}
He directed 17 Again and Charlie St Cloud. He doesn't have any directing jobs in the works as of now.
{Author Seth Grahame-Smith}
He also wrote the book Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter which was also turned into a movie.
{Movie Trailer}

I hope you have fun watching PPZ. Let me know how you liked it in the comments.

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