Persevering with its development of adapting the works of acclaimed writers, Netflix together with MRC Movie (Knives Out, The Lovebirds) is retelling Jane Austen’s final novel Persuasion. Described as a contemporary and witty strategy to a beloved story whereas nonetheless remaining true, the film will star Dakota Johnson within the lead function.
Critically acclaimed theatre director Carrie Cracknell (Sea Wall/A Life) will make her film directing debut with this undertaking. Oscar winner for finest screenplay Ron Bass (Rain Man, My Greatest Good friend’s Wedding ceremony) and Alice Victoria Winslow (Scorching Spot) have written the script whereas Andrew Lazar (Clouds) and Christina Weiss Lurie (Bruised) are producing. Elizabeth Cantillon, Michael constable and David Fliegel will function as govt producers.
Right here’s every little thing else we find out about Netflix’s trendy tackle Jane Austen’s Persuasion:
What’s the plot of Persuasion?
Netflix’s Persuasion can be primarily based on Jane Austen’s 1817 novel of the identical identify, however it is going to be a contemporary retelling set in our day, in line with Deadline.
Persuasion was the final of Jane Austen’s novels and was revealed quickly after her loss of life. It has been tailored a number of occasions on TV and stage all through the final 60 years. The e book tells the story of Anne Elliot, a lady, who breaks of her engagement with Navy Captain Wentworth on the behest of her household due to his decrease standing. They meet once more after seven years when Anne’s household rents out their dwelling to Wentworth’s married sister. This units the scene for a lot of humorous encounters and a risk of a second likelihood for each Anne and Wentworth.
The official logline for Netflix’s Persuasion reads:
“Dwelling together with her snobby household getting ready to chapter, Anne Elliot is an unconforming lady with trendy sensibilities. When Fredrick Wentworth—the dashing one she as soon as despatched away—crashes again into her life, Anne should select between placing the previous behind her or listening to her coronary heart with regards to second probabilities.”
Who’s forged in Persuasion?
Dakota Johnson, who has just lately starred in well-received indies like The Peanut Butter Falcon and Our Good friend, and is extra broadly recognized to have been the lead of the 50 Shades of Gray movie sequence, has been introduced to play the lead as Anne Elliot. No different forged has been introduced as of but.
What’s the manufacturing standing of Persuasion?
Present manufacturing standing: Pre-production (Final up to date: 04/21/2021)
Netflix’s Persuasion is at present set to enter manufacturing in Might 2021, in line with Variety.
When will Persuasion be launched on Netflix?
No launch date has been set for Netflix’s Persuasion, however it’s anticipated to drop on the streamer someday in 2022.