We did not know the way badly we wanted Henry Golding in a Jane Austen adaptation till now. On Could 5, Variety revealed that the Crazy Rich Asians actor could be becoming a member of Dakota Johnson for Netflix’s upcoming tackle Persuasion. Poised as a contemporary retelling of Austen’s final novel, the story follows 27-year-old Anne Elliot as she offers with the fact of her household’s chapter. As if Anne’s life could not get any extra complicated, her former fiancé, Frederick Wentworth, reenters her life simply because the snobbish William Elliot makes his intentions identified.
With a screenplay written by Ron Bass and Alice Victoria Winslow and Carrie Cracknell making her directorial debut, Persuasion is ready to be a sweeping romantic drama. Rumored to start filming this month, there’s nonetheless no phrase on who’s been forged because the dashing Captain Wentworth (or if he’ll even keep a captain within the adaptation). Forward, you’ll be able to see what we do know to this point concerning the film’s forged.