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Emma Stone Offered Lead Role in 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'

June 23, 2011 (4:27 am) GMT
The 'Easy A' actress is reportedly offered to take the role of Elizabeth Bennet, which was originally filled by Natalie Portman, in the forthcoming zombie-themed film.

has shown her skills in fighting zombies in "". Now, Stone could kick more undead enemies in "". Variety has the scoop, saying that the "" beauty has been offered a main female character in the upcoming film.

If the deal is sealed, Stone will star as Elizabeth Bennet, a heroine who faces zombies. The role was previously filled by . However, as the Oscar-winning actress opted to fully concentrate on the production capacity of the film, she left the role vacant.

Set in an era when zombies roam the English countryside, "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" centers its story on Elizabeth, who is distracted from her quest to eradicate the zombie menace by the arrival of the arrogant Fitzwilliam Darcy. This drama thriller film, which is expected to come in theaters across the U.S. in 2012, will see Craig Gillespie serving behind the lens.

Emma Stone has recently wrapped "" with , portraying Peter Parker's first love Gwen Stacy. She soon can be seen in "", which is due on July 29 Stateside.

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