Help, a 2016 Jane Austen Adaptation Is Cyberbullying Persuasion

Kate Beckinsale’s take on Lady Susan Vernon in Whit Stillman’s 2016 Jane

Austen adaptation, Love & Friendship, is the king of the zing. She’s a roast-master general.

She’s a shady lady who can read you the (manor) house down (lace-up) boots.

And so, too, is the movie’s promotional Twitter account, which you’ll be delighted to learn still exists.

This particular account stirred back to life on July 17 to retweet Twitter user @mcsullivan, who wrote,

The reboot of Persuasion that we deserved,” attached to the news of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez Affleck’s marriage.

This tweet refers to Netflix’s own Austen adaptation, Persuasion, of the 1818 novel of the same name.

The new film stars Dakota Johnson as Anne Elliot, all Fleabag-style mugging at the camera and millennial energy.

It’s always fun when a promotional Twitter account for something time specific,