ANNE WITH AN E
Based on Montgomery’s classic novel Anne of Green Gables, this coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. Anne with an E centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood spent in orphanages and the homes of strangers, is mistakenly sent to live with an elderly spinster and her aging brother. Over time, 13-year-old Anne will transforms their lives and eventually the small town in which they live with her unique spirit, fierce intellect and brilliant imagination.
Anne with an E hails from Emmy-winning writer Moira Walley-Beckett (Breaking Bad) and the two-hour series premiere is directed by Niki Caro (Whale Rider). Miranda de Pencier (Beginners) is executive producer under her Northwood Entertainment banner. Wally-Beckett, the series’ showrunner, executive produces with Alison Owen (Saving Mr. Banks), Debra Hayward (Bridget Jones’s Diary), and producer Susan Murdoch. Starring Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James and RH Thomson, Anne is produced by Northwood Entertainment, Netflix and CBC, the series music is scored by Amin Bhatia and Ari Posner.
Anne has received numerous awards and nominations including at the 2018, 2019, and 2020 Canadian Screen Awards (Music, Best Drama Series, Costume, Direction (twice), Editing, Production Design, Writing, Casting, Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress, Guest Performance, and Best Lead Actress nomination for the series young star Amybeth McNulty), including Best Music in 2020 for Amin and co-composer Ari Posner. The show is featured on CBC Televison (Anne) and Netflix (Anne with an E).