Netflix’s Anne, its adaptation of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s 1908 novel Anne Of Green Gables, has a premiere date and a teaser trailer. All eight episodes of the miniseries will stream via Netflix on May 12. Amybeth McNulty stars as Anne Shirley, the sunny but fierce orphan mistakenly sent to the elderly brother-sister farmers on Prince Edward Island who wanted a boy to help with their farm and were sent a girl instead.
The series is a collaboration between Netflix and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. It comes from Moira Walley-Beckett, who won an Emmy for her work on Breaking Bad. The two-hour premiere is directed by Niki Caro, who directed Whale Rider and The Zookeeper’s Wife, due out in March.