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Dakota Johnson To Star In “Persuasion”

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Netflix and MRC Film have partnered on Persuasion with Dakota Johnson to star.

Living with her snobby family on the brink of bankruptcy, Anne Elliot is an unconforming woman with modern sensibilities. When Frederick Wentworth—the dashing one she once sent away—crashes back into her life, Anne must choose between putting the past behind her or listening to her heart when it comes to second chances. Adapted from the Jane Austen novel.

The film takes a modern, witty approach to a beloved story while still remaining true to Jane Austen’s classic novel.

Cantillon’s romance focused MRC Film label is also in development on features including: the adaptation of 28 Summers, based on the bestselling novel from Elin Hilderbrand from writer Allie Hagan; Photos of You, based on Tammy Robinson’s novel from writer Tom Dean; and Rebecca Raisin’s Rosie’s Travelling Tea Shop from writer Monisha Dadlani. 

MRC Film recently announced The Mothership starring Halle Berry, also with Netflix; and most recently released the global box-office hit and Oscar-nominated film Knives Out from writer/director Rian Johnson and The Lovebirds starring Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae with Netflix.


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