A new Anne of Green Gables TV adaptation called Anne will be streaming on Netflix next year.

Anne Of Green Gables On Netflix

Netflix is teaming up with CBC for the latest adaptation of beloved Canadian book series Anne of Green Gables, reported The Hollywood Reporter.

Anne will be written by Moira Walley-Beckett (Breaking Bad). Nick Caro (Whale Rider) is onboard to direct the two-hour series premiere. Walley-Beckett, Miranda de Pencier (Beginners), Alison Owen (Saving Mr. Banks) and Debra Hayward (Bridget Jones’s Diary) are executive producing. Susan Murdoch will produce.

“Anne Shirley is one of Canada’s greatest gifts to the world, known and loved internationally, so we’re thrilled to be working with the CBC and Northwood to bring this charismatic character to both new and old fans around the world,” Netflix’s Vice President of Content Elizabeth Bradley said in a statement.


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De Pencier said, “Moira Walley-Beckett has written eight riveting, funny, emotional, surprising, beautiful hours of television. With the extraordinary talent of Niki Caro at the helm, we can’t wait to deliver our show to Netflix, CBC and the world. Netflix as our global partner means Anne’s indomitable spirit can now enter homes and hearts all over the world.”

Anne of Green Gables, written by Lucy Maud Montgomery, was first published back in 1908 and told the story of an orphaned teenaged girl in 1890, Anne Shirley. After being in and out of orphanages and serving as a nanny for thankless employers, Anne is picked to go live with an elderly brother and sister. Though they had wanted a strong boy to help with the field work, they welcome the eccentric Anne into their lives.

Anne of Green Gables was most memorably adapted in the CBC’s 1985 miniseries that starred Megan Follows as Anne.

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