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Dakota Johnson to Star in Persuasion at Netflix

Dakota Johnson is set to star in Netflix and MRC Film’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Persuasion. Acclaimed theater director Carrie Cracknell will make her feature directorial debut. The Persuasion screenplay was written by Ron Bass and Alice Victoria Winslow. The script is based on the last novel completed by Jane Austen. It was published in …

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Linda Woolverton to Write Live-Action Eloise Movie

MRC today announced that screenwriter Linda Woolverton will write a live-action Eloise movie based on Kay Thompson’s series of books (buy at Amazon). MRC previously announced it had secured film, television, live stage and related ancillary rights for the iconic series of children’s books written by Kay Thompson and illustrated by Hilary Knight. MRC Film …

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