By Darren Franich
Updated November 05, 2010 at 10:02 PM EDT

Deadline reports that Mike White has received an offer from Lions Gate to direct Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s Jane Austen/undead mash-up. White previously directed the independent film Year of the Dog, but is best known as a screenwriter (Chuck & Buck, Orange County, The School of Rock, Nacho Libre), an actor (Chuck & Buck again, Zombieland), and as an Amazing Race contestant.

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