Lily Collins (The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones, Mirror Mirror) has been cast as the lead in Seth Grahame-Smith’s Pride And Prejudice And Zombies for director Burr Steers.
Collins’ casting brings to rest the calvacade of actresses linked to the part, including Natalie Portman, Anne Hathaway, Scarlett Johansson and Mia Wasikowska. Steers (Igby Goes Down, The Death And Life Of Charlie St Cloud) takes the reins after Mike White, David O Russell and Craig Gillespie dropped out at various stages during the project’s gestation.
The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones is released on 23 August. You can buy Pride And Prejudice And Zombies for £5.66 at Amazon.co.uk.