June 22, 2011 5:00pm PT by Borys Kit
Emma Stone Eyes 'Zombies' Lead
Emma Stone may be heading back to the world of zombies.
The actress, who memorably appeared as Jesse Eisenberg’s love interest in Zombieland, has been offered the lead in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.
The Lionsgate movie, being directed by Craig Gillespie, takes the classic Jane Austen tale featuring Elizabeth Bennet's quest for love and independence and throws in an outbreak of a deadly virus that turns the dead into zombies.
The project has flirted with actresses such as Mia Wasikowska and Anne Hathaway but nothing has stuck so far.
Natalie Portman is producing along with Annette Savitch, Richard Kelly, Sean McKittrick and Tedd Hamm.
Stone, repped by WME and Anonymous Content, just wrapped The Amazing Spider-Man in which she plays Gwen Stacy.