Douglas Booth Boards ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

September 4, 2014 | Posted By In Casting | 1627 Views


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Douglas Booth is the latest actor to join the cast of the Seth Grahame-Smith parody novel adaptation “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,” according to Deadline.

Sam Riley, Lily James, Jack Huston and Bella Heathcote also star in the film, with James and Riley as Lizzie Bennet and Mr. Darcy, Huston as the wicked Wickham and Heathcote as Jane Bennet. Booth will be taking on the role of her suitor Bingley.

The original text is a parody of the 1813 Jane Austen novel. Grahame-Smith added zombies to Elizabeth Bennet’s adventures in his parody novel. The film will take place in the middle of a zombie where focusing on Bennet’s search for love while navigating through the restrictions that exist for a woman living in the 19th century.

Booth starred as Romeo in 2013’s “Romeo and Juliet”. Recently, he had a part in “Noah”. He can be seen in the upcoming films “The Riot Club” and “Jupiter Ascending”.


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