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Lena Headey, Charles Dance join 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'

The actors portray Cersei and Tywin Lannister on HBO series "Game of Thrones."

By Annie Martin
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Lena Headey, Charles Dance join 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'
'Game of Thrones' co-stars Lena Headey and Charles Dance have been cast in 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.' (UPI/John Angelillo) | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Lena Headey and Charles Dance have joined the cast of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.

The 40-year-old actress and 67-year-old actor have been cast in undisclosed roles alongside Lily James as Liz Bennet, Sam Riley as Mr. Darcy, Jack Huston as Mr. Wickham and Matt Smith as Mr. Collins.

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The film is based on Seth Grahame-Smith's parody novel of the same name, which is based itself on Jane Austen novel Pride and Prejudice. The movie will follow Liz as she courts suitors and fights zombies in the English countryside. Burr Steers will direct, with Natalie Portman and Brian Oliver of Cross Creek Pictures as producers.

Dance and Headey are best known for portraying father-daughter duo Tywin and Cersei Lannister on Game of Thrones. The HBO series is currently filming season five in Croatia, and will return to television in 2015.

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