Sarah Gadon plays lead role in Alias Grace, a Netflix miniseries

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Sarah Gadon , a Toronto born actress is in the lead role in the upcoming CBC and Netflix miniseries, Alias Grace. It is based on Margaret Atwood’s 1996 historical true crime novel.

Netflix brings you exciting series of Alias Grace. Sarah Gadon, a Toronto-born actress who is in the lead role in the upcoming CBC and Netflix miniseries, Alias Grace and for more update on Netflix go to

It is based on author Margaret Atwood’s 1996 historical true crime novel and written and produced by Sarah Polley and is directed by Mary Harron (American Psycho, I Shot Andy Warhol) and writer/producer Sarah Polley (Take this WaltzAway from Her).

Further insight into the book it was published in 1996, Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace was awarded the Giller Prize and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize as well.

The six hour miniseries revolves around Gadon’s character Grace Marks, an Irish immigrant and maid who was declared guilty along with stable hand James McDermott, of a double murder of their employers in 1843. Thomas Kinnear, and his housekeeper, Nancy Montgomery, in 1843.

Further, James was hanged while Grace was sentenced to life time imprisonment but was released after 30 years. Her conviction prevailed debate about whether she actually committed the crimes or was an accessory to the brutal killings.

Previously, she had been part of another TV miniseries based on Stephen King’s time traveler thriller 11.22.63, where she played a Texan librarian opposite James Franco, the character which goes back in time to try and prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

The eight episode series is produced by J.J. Abrams and partly shot in Guelph, Ontario, became available on the US streaming service Hulu in February.The 29-year-old actress is well known for her work like A Dangerous MethodCosmopolis, and Maps to the Stars films directed by Canadian David Cronenberg.

Alias Grace is scheduled to begin filming in Ontario on August 15, 2016. It will be broadcast in Canada on CBC and will stream globally on Netflix TV. To enjoy more movies and shows follow and activate Netflix.