From E.L. James to Elena Ferrante and Jane Austen, “50 Shades of Gray” breakout Dakota Johnson, lately seen in “The Misplaced Daughter,” takes on one other literary adaptation in “Persuasion,” Carrie Crackell’s movie based mostly on the 1817 novel. The Netflix title sees Johnson taking part in the function of Anne Elliot. “Don’t let anybody let you know the way to stay or who to like,” Anne insists in a brand new trailer for the romance.
Eight years after a breakup, Anne continues to be nursing a damaged coronary heart. She virtually wed Frederick Wentworth (Cosmo Jarvis, “Woman Macbeth”), however her household pressured her to finish issues. “I might have been a far happier lady in retaining him than I’ve been in giving him up,” she explains. Now Wentworth is again, and it’s clear that he and Anne haven’t misplaced their spark. However one other romance additionally appears to be brewing — between Anne and Mr. Elliot (Henry Golding, “Loopy Wealthy Asians”), a possible suitor she describes as a “flirt and a tough employee.” “Don’t neglect wealthy,” he provides.
“Persuasion” marks Cracknell’s function debut. Penned by Alice Victoria Winslow and Ron Bass, the movie launches on Netflix July 15.