Sarah Snook is ready to star in Searchlight’s adaptation of the Jane Austen novel Persuasion. Mahalia Belo is directing.
Alison Own and Debra Hayward are producing by means of their Monumental Pictures banner. BBC Films is co-financing the drama.
The novel tells the story of Anne Elliot (Snook) who, a few years after refusing the proposal of younger naval officer Frederick Wentworth, finds herself navigating the waters of English society when Wentworth returns from battle a rich and embellished Captain. As Anne ponders missed alternatives, she should take into account her personal regrets and unwavering, probably unrequited love.
Jessica Swale is adapting the e-book that was first printed in 1818.
Searchlight Pictures UK’s head of improvement and manufacturing Katie Goodson-Thomas is overseeing with senior improvement exec Pete Spencer and supervisor Apolline Berty are overseeing the movie.
Snook was most just lately nominated for an Emmy for her position as Siobhan ‘Shiv’ Roy on HBO’s award-winning sequence Succession. She additionally seems reverse Vanessa Kirby and Shia LaBeouf in Pieces of a Woman, which simply premiered on the Venice Film Festival.
She is repped by UTA, Shanahan and Omni Artists.