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A MODERN Persuasion is an adaptation of Austen's book Persuasion, which will be directed by Bonnie Mae and released in 2014 with a cast which has yet to be confirmed.

It carries on a tradition of making films and TV series of Austen's bestsellers which often feature leading stars. Keira Knightley got rave reviews when she starred in the 2005 film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. Gwyneth Paltrow starred in a much-loved 1996 film adaptation of Emma. Jonny Lee Miller starred in a 1999 movie adaptation of Mansfield Park.