Watch Trailer For ‘Modern Persuasion’ Available Friday, December 18

Samuel Goldwyn Films will release the new romantic comedy MODERN PERSUASION, from distributor Samuel Goldwyn Films, starring Alicia Witt (I CARE A LOT, “Orange Is The New Black”, TWO WEEKS NOTICE) on-demand and digital on December 18, 2020. The film is an adaptation of Jane Austen’s 1817 novel “Persuasion”, directed by Alex Appel and Jonathan Lisecki from a script by Lisecki and Barbara Radecki. The film also stars Shane McRae (THE HELP, STILL ALICE, THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU) and Bebe Neuwirth (JUMANJI franchise, HOW TO LOSE A GUY IN 10 DAYS), as well as Liza Lapira and Daniela Pineda.

Synopsis:
A modern telling of Jane Austen’s “Persuasion.” Wren Cosgrove is a happy, single, and self-confessed workaholic who, after rising to the top of the corporate ladder, finds herself coming home every night to her cat. When her firm is hired by Owen Jasper, “the man who got away,” long-lost feelings are stirred, giving Wren a second chance at true love.

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Release Date: On VOD/digital December 18, 2020
Directed by: Alex Appel & Jonathan Lisecki
Cast: Alicia Witt, Bebe Neuwirth, Daniella Pineda, Liza Lapira, Mark Moses, Li Jun Li, Dominic Rains, and Shane McRae
Genre: Romantic comedy
Specs: 87 min
Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Films

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