COMINGSOON.NET – Screen Gems has officially set a release date for director Burr Steers’ adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. The Jane Austen reimagining will hit the big screen on February 19, 2016! […]
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, starring Lily James (Cinderella, “Downton Abbey”) as Elizabeth, Bella Heathcote (Dark Shadows, The Rewrite) as Jane, Ellie Bamber (A Mother’s Son, The Falling) as Lydia, Millie Brady (“Mr. Selfridge”) as Mary and Suki Waterhouse (Love, Rosie, The Divergent Series: Insurgent), offers an “expanded” version of the Austen classic. The book tells the timeless story of a woman’s quest for love and independence amid the outbreak of a deadly virus that turns the undead into vicious killers.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies also stars Sam Riley (Maleficent, On the Road) as Mr. Darcy, Jack Huston (“Boardwalk Empire,” Kill Your Darlings) as Wickham and Matt Smith (“Doctor Who,” Lost River) as Mr. Collins.
Both Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and When the Bow Breaks are the first major releases to claim their respective dates. Vacation, meanwhile, will go up against Southpaw, The Gift, The End of the Tour and Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation. (source)
COMPANY.CO.UK – Company’s Holly Rains caught up with (the hilarious) Lily James to talk all things Disney, dancing and why you should never take her ice skating…
Updated the gallery adding more pics from the Lily’s visit at the Glamour UK HQ. Also magazine scans from OK Magazine (thanks to Chuckie) and Disney Girl. Enjoy!
RADIO TIMES – After months of acting in corsets and starring in period dramas like Downton Abbey and upcoming film Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Cinderella‘s Lily James is keen for a change of scenery.
In fact, the 25-year-old actress is up for stepping into the Tardis, following in the footsteps of her boyfriend Matt Smith who played The Doctor between 2010 and 2014.
“I’d love to be a space alien,” she told RadioTimes.com. “Doctor Who’s so cool because it’s any time, any character, any world, any dimension. The sky’s the limit, or space is the limit!”
It would certainly make a change from taking tea in the drawing room or engaging in polite small talk. Though, talking of Downton Abbey, James also reassures us that this is “not the end” for her character Lady Rose.
While the ITV drama’s sixth season is currently in production, James isn’t on set as she’s too busy promoting her Disney film. But there is hope.
“I’m almost certain I will be,” she says, when we ask her if she’ll be in series six. “It does depend on what Julian [Fellowes, Downton’s creator] writes but it’s not the end for Rose.”
James also told us how she credits the hit ITV period drama for her princess-like poise in Cinderella: “Being on Downton and learning how to sit and stand, and holding yourself and wearing corsets, it all helped.” (source)
Lily is featured in the March issue of Harrods Magazine. Digital scans have now been added to the gallery, together with a couple of new outtakes from a recent photoshoot. Enjoy!
Lily James on her favourite Cinderella premiere dress…
It’s very hard. It’s very hard for me to choose. I did love what I wore at the World premiere, the Elie Saab gown, just because it was SO princessy. I mean, I don’t know if I’d ever wear that out of context but on this tour it just felt, I mean, she makes the most beautiful gowns, and it just felt very magical.
Lily James on why she chose Balenciaga for the UK premiere…
Well, he made it for me custom-made, and when Alexander Wang says ‘I want to make you a dress’, you say ‘yes please!’. It was really exciting actually because they came around, so I sort of saw it develop and grow, and I loved it.
Lily James on how she chooses her red carpet dresses…
I have an amazing stylist, she’s called Rebecca Corbin Murray … I go around to her living room and it’s sort of exploding with dresses and we go through them all and she’s so good at picking things she knows I’ll like and we work together. She’s taught me absolutely everything, she’s brilliant.
Lily James on being recognised more…
I saw this cool interview with Amy Adams from when she did Enchanted and played a Princess, and when kids came up to her with no make-up and ripped jeans on, she said, ‘I’m off duty. I’m an off-duty Princess’, and I thought that was quite sweet. I might go with that, yeah.
Lily James on embracing the 70s-style suede trends…
I mean, maybe… I do have a slight cowboy thing, my dad used to wear cowboy boots and these big leather jackets and this is making me feel quite cowboy, so maybe.
Lily James on her off-duty style…
Jeans, Converse, jumpers – usually my boyfriend’s. I live in dungarees, and I love denim – I wear denim shirts a lot. I’m a real hoarder. I’ve got strappy tops from Tammy that I had when I was seven and I somehow still find them useful.
Lily James on high-street shoes…
New Look are good for shoes aren’t they? There are so many and they’re really cheap and affordable.
Lily James on her fave high-street shops…
I’m all for the high-street shops. It’s more expensive but I love COS, and I love Whistles.
GLAMOUR UK – Lily James popped into GLAMOUR’s offices – and as well as talking all things Cinderella (the audition, the dress, the Prince), the actress revealed who is the most fun to work with on Downton Abbey and her beauty secrets.
GLAMOUR – Here’s what happened when Lily James paid GLAMOUR HQ a visit, and popped into our fashion cupboard.
Updated the gallery adding way more pics from the London Cinderella premiere and replacing all the Cinderella Exhibition London Photocall with HQs. Big thanks to Emily for her help, enjoy! Also, be sure to visit Richard Madden Fan for all the Richard solo additions!