Jack Huston - Jack Huston to play Wickham in Pride And Prejudice And Zombies

0
0
Subscribe Jack Huston

Jack Huston is to play Wickham in the adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's 'Pride And Prejudice And Zombies'.

The London-born actor - best known for his role as Richard Harrow on the popular HBO show 'Boardwalk Empire' - has been handed the role of Wickham in the new film, which fuses Jane Austen's classic novel from 1813 with tales of the walking dead.

Huston, 31, will appear in the much-hyped film alongside British actors Lily James and Sam Riley, as well as Australia's Bella Heathcote.

Huston's character Wickham is a blond lieutenant who has an immediate attraction to Liz, who he's drawn to on account of her combat skills.

Wickham teaches zombies how to fight and captures Liz's imagination as he trains them.

Burr Steers is set to direct the film using the script he has re-written based on an earlier draft from David O. Russell.

The lead role of Elizabeth Bennett is to be played by 'Downton Abbey' star Lily James, though it was originally attached to Natalie Portman, who remains as a producer on the project.

Filming is scheduled to begin in September.


Contactmusic

Tags: Jack Huston - JANE AUSTEN - Lily James - Sam Riley - Bella Heathcote - Natalie Portman

0
0
Subscribe Jack Huston
Advertisement

More Jack Huston

Night Train To Lisbon Trailer

When a Latin professor, Raimund Gregorius (Jeremy Irons), sees a young Portuguese woman in a red coat about to throw herself from a bridge, he...

Matt Smith Signs on For 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'

Former Doctor Who Matt Smith has signed on to star alongside Lily James, Sam Riley and Jack Huston in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the...

Boardwalk Empire's Jack Huston Lands Lead in 'Ben-Hur' Remake

Jack Huston, the actor best known for playing Richard Harrow in HBO's Boardwalk Empire, will play the titular role in Paramount and MGM's remake of...

Rockers Chris Cornell And Michael Stipe Show Support At 'American Hustle' NY Premiere - Part 3

The New York premiere of 'American Hustle' at the Ziegfeld Theater got off to a rocking start with red carpet appearances from the likes of...

Advertisement

American Hustle Movie Review

David O. Russell deploys his deranged genius to explore the real events behind Abscam, cleverly focussing on the inter-relationships rather than the details of the...

Kill Your Darlings Movie Review

Even though it's slightly too mannered, this true drama takes a clever approach to the beat poets long before they were famous. It's also packed...

American Hustle Trailer

Irving Rosenfeld is a conman whose impressively deft criminal exploits have eluded authorities for years. However, when he finds himself forced to use his talents...

Kill Your Darlings - International Trailer And Clips Trailer

Kill Your Darlings is the previously untold story of friendship, jealousy, genius and murder that sparked the literary revolution of the 1940's. Kill Your Darlings...

Advertisement

Comments

Jack Huston Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Jack Huston

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All