Netflix’s ‘Persuasion’ Trailer Slammed through Jane Austen Fans: “The F*ck Is This?”

Jane Austen’s novels would possibly thrive at the enemies to enthusiasts trope, however Twitter isn’t slightly on the enthusiasts level relating to Netflix’s adaptation of Persuasion, starring Dakota Johnson. The streaming provider launched a trailer for the impending film as of late, and Austen lovers took to the tweets to slam the flick for its extra trendy, winky take at the vintage guide.

In Persuasion, hopeless romantic Anne Elliot (Johnson) is craving for romance after her circle of relatives persuaded her to ditch Captain Frederick Wentworth (Jarvis) on account of his humble beginnings. After 8 years of lacking Jarvis, he in any case returns, simply as Johnson reveals love with the rushing Mr. Elliot (Golding).

Johnson instructed Vogue again in December that making Persuasion was once “so fun,” including that, “doing a Jane Austen film is the dream, and there are only a few of them, so I feel incredibly lucky. The cast is amazing, and our director Carrie Cracknell is fantastic. I think they’re still in the edit, but I’m so curious to see how it turns out.”

Well, now we’ve noticed the way it became out — or a minimum of a couple of mins of it — and lovers of the Austen novels have left some scathing critiques on Twitter.

Persuasion is the ultimate novel absolutely finished through Austen, and was once printed six months after her dying in 1817. The film additionally stars Richard E. Grant, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Mia McKenna-Bruce, Ben Bailey-Smith, Yolanda Kettle, Nia Towle, and Izuka Hoyle. You can catch Persuasion on Netflix on July 15, and watch the trailer above… If you dare.

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