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CBC, Netflix team up to take Anne around the world

Media | 08/22/2016 8:31 pm EDT

Netflix Inc. and CBC/Radio-Canada are partnering with Northwood Entertainment for a new TV series based on the classic Canadian novel Anne of Green Gables. The show will be broadcast in Canada on the CBC in 2017 and stream globally on Netflix’s over-the-top service, said a Monday press release. Production on the eight hour-long episodes is scheduled to begin in September in Ontario, the release said. CBC and Netflix have also teamed up to co-produce Alias Grace, a series based on a Margaret Atwood book.  ...