• ‘Persuasion' Movie, Based on the Jane Austen Novel, Will Star Sarah Snook From ‘Succession'

    6 days ago - By Slash Film

    Jane Austen adaptations will never die. The latest: Persuasion , Austen's last completed novel, is being adapted yet again, with Succession breakout Sarah Snook set to star. The story concerns a young woman who reunites with a man she was once engaged to marry. The book has been adapted several times before, mostly in the form of TV miniseries.
    THR says that Sarah Snook is set to play Anne Elliot in Persuasion , based on the novel by Jane Austen. Mahalia Belo is directing from a script by Jessica Swale , the writer-director of Summerland. Persuasion is the last novel fully completed by...
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  • Sarah Snook to Lead Adaptation of Jane Austen's Persuasion

    Sarah Snook to Lead Adaptation of Jane Austen's Persuasion

    7 days ago - By Coming Soon

    Sarah Snook to lead adaptation of Jane Austen's Persuasion
    After scoring an Emmy nomination for her turn in the hit HBO dramedy Succession , Sarah Snook has found her next film project as the lead star in a new adaptation of Jane Austen's dramatic novel Persuasion , according to The Hollywood Reporter .
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    Published in 1817, the final fully written novel by Austen follows Anne Elliot who is reunited with young naval officer Frederick Wentworth many years after turning down his marriage proposal and must navigate...
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  • ‘Succession' Breakout Sarah Snook to Star in ‘Persuasion' at Searchlight

    ‘Succession' Breakout Sarah Snook to Star in ‘Persuasion' at Searchlight

    7 days ago - By The Wrap

    “Succession” breakout and Emmy nominee Sarah Snook is set to star in “Persuasion,” an adaptation of Jane Austen's final novel at Searchlight, according to an individual with knowledge of the project.
    Mahalia Belo is directing the project.
    “Persuasion” is Jane Austen's final novel, a quintessential romance of second chances. Many years after refusing the proposal of young naval officer Frederick Wentworth, Anne Elliot finds herself navigating the waters of English society when Wentworth returns from war a wealthy and decorated Captain. As Anne ponders missed opportunities, she must consider...
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