School of Rock scribe to tackle PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES?

School Of Rock writer Mike White may helm the forthcoming adaptation of Pride And Prejudice And Zombies.

According to Deadline, Lionsgate have made an offer to White, whose other writing credits include Chuck & Buck, The Good Girl and Nacho Libre.

Adapted from Seth Grahame-Smith’s popular novel, the script reworks the Jane Austen classic by interspersing it with zombie references and characters.

Natalie Portman has previously boarded as both producer and star of the film.