Picture this: Elton John, Jane Austen and a space predator!

Trend alert! First there was Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Now comes news that Elton John's Rocket Pictures has set Will Clark to direct Pride and Predator, which mixes Jane Austen-period costume drama with an alien crash landing.

According to Variety, the alien will butcher the mannered protaganists, who suddenly have more than marriage and inheritance to worry about.

Shooting will begin in London later this year. John executive-produces, and his Rocket partners Steve Hamilton Shaw and David Furnish are producing.

Clark, who directed the award-winning short The Amazing Trousers, wrote the script with Andrew Kemble and John Pape.

John will supervise the music, as he does in each Rocket-produced film.

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