Scralett Johansson in talks to take starring role in bizarre new film adaptation

Prepare to see sexy Scarlett Johansson as you’ve never seen her before.

The actress, 26, is set to take on the challenging role of a zombie-slaying Elizabeth Bennet in the film adaptation of Pride And Prejudice And Zombies – the best-selling novel by Seth Grahame-Smith.

The story transforms Elizabeth and her sisters into zombie-slayers trained in kung fu, while Mr Darcy possesses superior ninja skills.

Elizabeth and her admirer must overcome their differences to battle a zombie invasion.

Natalie Portman was going to be playing the part but has left the project and now Scarlett is in talks,’ a Hollywood insider tells the Sunday Express.

The film, which has little in common with Jane Austen‘s classic, will be directed by School Of Rock writer Mike White.

Other novels released by the book’s publisher, Quirk Books, include Sense And Sensibility And Sea Monsters and Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter.

We reckon Johnny Depp would make a great vampire-hunting Abraham

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