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Emma Stone: 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Lead?

Emma Stone: 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Lead?

Emma Stone has been offered the lead role in the highly anticipated film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, according to Variety.

The 22-year-old actress will play the role of Elizabeth Bennet in the flick, which is a spinoff of the famous Jane Austen novel, with Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy fighting off zombies.

The film will be directed by Craig Gillespie and written by the book’s author Seth Grahame-Smith and Marti Noxon.

Emma is no stranger to zombies as she starred in the film Zombieland opposite Jesse Eisenberg!

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Emma Stone playing Elizabeth Bennet?

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24 Comments

# 1

This role it’s perfect for Emma WATSON. #JustSaying

# 2

I am so excited for this! Emma Stone is an amazing actress and I love love LOVE Zombie movies!

# 3

Even though I’m looking forward to this (Loved the book and love Emma) I’m starting to feel like Emma Stone is everywhere these days. As I said, I’m a fan and she’s very talented, but I’m kinda worried that she’ll become one of those actresses that keep popping up everywhere and people get tired of them.

# 4

But Emma Watson can’t act. Her eyebrow wiggle will ruin the character.

# 5

She needs a speech coach. Her acting is nothing special, rather forgettable.

# 6

I would think putting out ten quality movies a year is good. It shows that she is talented. Now attending award shows just to have your picture taken is bad and overexposure.

# 7

I understand her just fine. The way she lisp is kind of cute, actually.
The movie is a comedy anyways, and she has amazing comedic timing. Her accent doesn’t have to be perfect either because everything is tongue in cheek.

# 8

I believe Emma stone is such a perfect role for this movie. I haven’t read the book but if it has to deal with zombie then I believe Emma WILL deliver this role. Not only is she a funny and very talented actress, she also looks bad-ass in zombie movies. Remember Zombieland?

# 9

I really liked the Keira knightley version better this one looks to scary

@Jimm: 10 movies a year is OVEREXPOSURE. I think I’d scream seeing ANY actor in 10 movies in a year….imagine 10 diffferent promos on TV shows, commercials, trailers, 10 premieres, etc. Ugh. People would hate her after that.

@LMAO:

i could see her doing…it
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offtheproperty @ 06/22/2011 at 11:31 pm

Are we to understand that she is perceived by some as capable of being of that highest genus of actress — the funny AND beautiful girl?
Cool !

Interesting chose.would love to see how she does in the movie.she was great in zombieland.

well shes one of my fav actresses since i saw her on easy A so i think she can do it have an amazin potencial hope someday could work with her…

JoelKinnaman @ 06/22/2011 at 11:58 pm

I can hardly contain my excitement. I’m really looking forward to seeing this. And might I add Emma stone, just splendid.

PS. I see the thumb’s down fairy is active today?

I love pride and predjudice and zombies it would totally be AWSOME if Emma stone will play Elizabeth and if not I’m still psyched to for this film!

OMG YES!! If she was to ever take on the role of Ella Enchanted (one that actually FOLLOWS the book), I’ll die of happiness.

isn’t Natalie Portman supposed to be doing this?

Natalie is co-producing. I think she’s taking time off of acting to be a mom.

If the movie ends up being like all the other “fun” and “crazy” remakes I’ll be devastated; Pride and Prejudice is my favorite book ever.

im so excited to see how this movie all plays out yayaaa emma stone is awesome… just about every movie she has played in have enjoyed

the picture is terrible.

she already did a zombie movie not that long ago, some variety would be nice! plus i never thought i’d say this, but i’m starting to get tired of her, it seems like she’s EVERYWHERE these days /: take a break already, woman.

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