Could Natalie Portman’s Success Help Zombie Feature ‘I Love Sarah Jane’?

While Natalie Portman is also producing Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the actress-turned-producer’s name could help bring a zombie short to the big screen.

According to Indiewire, Spencer Susser is adapting his zombie-apocalypse short I Love Sarah Jane into a feature length film. Susser looks to gain a lot of attention with the release of Hesher, which stars both Natalie Portman and Joseph Gordon Levitt. Could this garner him enough attention to snag a budget for his zombie uprising?

The short film was released back in 2007 starring a pre-fame Mia Wasikowska along with Brad Ashby, Vladmimir Matovic, Beau South and Peter Yacoub. It’s a simple story of young love in a zombie-infested, post-apocalyptic world. Despite the low budget and already dated SFX, the mood and tone created by Susser and the performances by leads Ashby and Wasikowska result in a cute, compelling piece of work…