Emma Stone, staying true to her Zombieland roots, is up for the lead character Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.

This long-delayed adaptation of the Seth Grahame-Smith novel is now being directed by Fright Night's Craig Gillespie. Lionsgate, who is behind the production, had no comment on the offer currently out to Emma Stone.

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No production start date has been set yet. It is unlikely that the movie will be finished in time for its originally intended 2012 release date.