Scottish actor James McAvoy is reportedly set to star as William Darcy in a new horror adaptation of the Jane Austen classic
Pride and Prejudice
The new film, named
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
, is based on Seth Grahame-Smith’s book and adds flesh-eating monsters to Austen’s period novel. Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson has been linked to the role of Elizabeth Bennet, and McAvoy is in talks to play her leading love interest.