Radio & Television

New CBC-Netflix minseries based on Atwood’s ‘Alias Grace’

TORONTO - CBC and Netflix are joining forces with Halfire Entertainment to adapt Margaret Atwood’s award-winning novel Alias Grace into a new six-hour miniseries.Inspired by the historical true story of convicted murderer Grace Marks and based on Atwood’s novel, the series is being written and produced by Sarah Polley (Looking for Alaska, Take this Waltz, Away from Her) and will be directed by Mary Harron (American Psycho, I Shot Andy Warhol).  Production is scheduled to begin in Ontario this August.Alias Grace will be broadcast in Canada on CBC and will stream globally on Netflix."We’re beyond thrilled to collaborate with this amazingly talented team of Canadian women...