Salt Lake Comic Con is bringing you the best stories from throughout Geekdom! Today we got news that Matt Smith has joined the cast of Austen-undead mash-up Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Parks & Rec‘s Aubrey Plaza is the voice of Grumpy Cat, and Jack Reacher author Lee Child talks his second film and twentieth novel!
Matt Smith joins the cast of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Matt Smith will join Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote, and Douglas Booth in the adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Based on Seth Grahame-Smith’s (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) Austen-undead mash-up, Smith will play Mr. Collins in the film adaptation. Directed by Burr Streers, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies will hit theaters soon!
Grumpy Cat to be voiced by Aubrey Plaza in Christmas Special
Forget every unfair slight ever wrought upon you — Aubrey Plaza has been cast as the voice of Grumpy Cat in an upcoming TV movie, and nothing can hurt you now. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Parks And Recreation actress has been tapped to play one of the greatest cats who ever internet’d in Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever.
Jack Reacher author Lee Child talks 20th book, second film
After talking briefly about his twentieth Jack Reacher novel, Make Me, author Lee Child divulged a bit more about the upcoming sequel to the first Jack Reacher film starring Tom Cruise. Based on his 18th novel, Never Go Back, the sequel will not be directed by original director Christopher McQuarrie (who will be busy putting the finishing touches on Mission: Impossible 5), but Tom Cruise is slated to return.
Today’s Quick Links
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