Saturday 19 August 2017

Lively for Austen zombie film?

Blake Lively
Blake Lively

Blake Lively has apparently been offered the lead role in the film version of Seth Grahame-Smith's parody novel Pride And Prejudice And Zombies.

The Gossip Girl star is said to have met with director Craig Gillespie and been asked to play heroine Elizabeth Bennet, movie website Twitch reports.

Emma Stone, new mum Natalie Portman, Mia Wasikowska and Scarlett Johansson are all rumoured to have turned down the role in the film, about a zombie invasion of Regency-era England.

Blake, who is dating fellow actor Leonardo DiCaprio, recently starred alongside Ryan Reynolds in action flick Green Lantern.

She is currently filming Oliver Stone's new crime thriller Savages, with Trevor Donovan, John Travolta and Uma Thurman.

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