Lily Collins is negotiations to star in an adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's parody novel titled Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.

Burr Steers is directing the project, which is a comedic spin on Jane Austen's literary classic Pride and Prejudice.

The project originally had Natalie Portman being eyed for the lead role with David O. Russell directing, but due to a long developmental period they exiting because of scheduling conflicts. Director Mike White and Craig Gillespie were also interested in the film, but eventually ended up dropping out as well.

Lily Collins most recently starred in Tarsem Singh's Mirror Mirror and will next be seen in Harald Zwart's The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

Sean McKittrick, Natalie Portman, Annette Savitch and Aleen Keshishian of Darko Entertainment are producing.

No production schedule has been released.