Judi Dench, Ian McKellen Board Zombie Comedy


Watch out, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: There's another comedy in the works that will mash up Victorian-era manners with undead monsters, and this one may have an even better title. Screen Daily reports that director Matthew Butler is readying The Curse of the Buxom Strumpet — pause for effect — and has lined up Judi Dench and Ian McKellen to star in this tale of a tiny British village under siege by zombies. Bonneted heads will roll! [Screen Daily]