Jane Austen Plus Zombies Equals: Horror Flick

Author Jane Austen might be rolling over in her grave. A book called Pride and Prejudice and Zombies promises "all-new scenes of bone-crunching zombie action." And there's the film: Pride and Predator. The New York Times says it will "Juxtapose brooding aristocrats with a brutal alien that lands in 1800s-era Britain, attacking residents and leaving them with neither sense nor sensibility."

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Trend alert: Jane Austen meets horror flick. A book called "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" promises, quote "all-new scenes of bone-crunching zombie action." Then there's the film "Pride and Predator." The New York Times says a brutal alien attacks British aristocrats, quote, "leaving them with neither sense nor sensibility." Safe to say Jane Austen would be rolling over in her grave if she were a zombie.

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