‘Madam Secretary actor Christopher O’Shea has booked a supporting role in Modern Persuasion, a modern adaptation of Jane Austen’s Persuasion which Alex Appel and Jonathan Lisecki are co-directing. The stars Alicia Will as Wren Cosgrove (Witt), a happily single and self-confessed workaholic who, after steadfastly rising to the top of the ladder in the NY corporate publicity world, finds herself coming home every night to her cat. But when her firm is hired by the man who got away, Wren finds herself having to interact with her ex-boyfriend every day when she’d rather just curl up in a ball and wail like a teenager. O’Shea will play Tyler, a partner in a rival PR firm. Lisecki and Barbara Radecki co-penned the script. Repped Haven Entertainment, Innovative Artists, and Todd Rubenstein, O’Shea other credits include Peter Berg’s Patriots Day and Simple Wedding starring opposite Rita Wilson and Shohreh Aghdashloo.