Elton John combines Jane Austen with alien slasher for “Pride and Predator”
Last week we brought you the news of a forthcoming film combining the work of Jane Austen and zombies in the adeptly titled project “Pride And Prejudice And Zombies”
Now it seems Sir Elton John is planning on his own reworking of the classic novel – this time combining the genteel period drama with an alien slasher pic.
Vareity reports that Rocket Pictures have signed Will Clark to direct “Pride And Predator”, wherein the refined gentility and effete mannerisms of Austen’s classic works is interrupted by a great big alien who sets about the toffs in a bloody rampage.
Elton John and David Furnish are set to produce the picture with principal photography starting in London later this year.
Producer David Furnish said “It felt like a fresh and funny way to blow apart the done-to-death Jane Austen genre by literally dropping this alien into the middle of a costume drama, where he stalks and slashes to horrific effect”.