Adapted from the Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel of the same name, ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ combines Jane Austen’s classic 1813 novel with elements of modern zombie fiction.
London-headquartered VFX house Cinesite has announced that it is working on Universal’s upcoming zombie feature film, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.
Adapted from the Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel of the same name, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies combines Jane Austen’s classic 1813 novel, “Pride and Prejudice,” with elements of modern zombie fiction. The film begins with the tangled relationship between lovers from different social classes in 19th-century England, and is complicated by a full-on outbreak of zombies.
Directed by Burr Steers, the film features a range of British talent including Lily James, Sam Riley, Douglas Booth and Matt Smith. Game of Thrones stars Charles Dance and Lena Headey also recently joined the cast. Simon Stanley-Clamp is currently working on set as the VFX supervisor for both Cinesite and the overall production.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies began filming on September 24th 2014, at West Wycombe House & Park, and is set to be released in 2015.
Cinesite is currently working on The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (Warner Bros.), Maggie (Lionsgate), San Andreas (Warner Bros.), The Last Witch Hunter (Lionsgate) and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (20th Century Fox). Cinesite has recently completed work on Into the Storm (Warner Bros.) and Hercules (Paramount Pictures).