Pride and Prejudice and Zombies has chased away another suitor. Craig Gillespie is the third director to hand off the hot potato project. Originally David O. Russell was attached. Then when he walked, Mike White stepped in. However, his duties at HBO forced him to pull away. Then Lars and the Real Girl’s Craig Gillespie took over. He’s now gone as well over a casting disagreement.
You see, the other problem that the project is facing is that nobody wants to star in the damn thing. The film’s producer Natalie Portman isn’t interested in the role. Emma Stone, Mia
Wasikooksskiwawa Wasikowska and Blake Lively have also passed. At this rate, I guess we could wait a couple years for Chloe Moretz to reach the appropriate age. (Deadline)