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Just seeing this topic, pretty cool that they're doing this. That's it's being done by Canadians gives hope that it won't suck.

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Coming to Canada in September - hopefully not much later in the US! News from TVLine, photos at the link.

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The six-part drama — which boasts an ensemble including Chuck‘s Zachary Levi (pictured above) and True Blood‘s Anna Paquin — centers around the controversial real-life conviction of Grace Marks (11.22.63‘s Sarah Gadon), an Irish immigrant who becomes a Canadian domestic servant and is later sentenced to prison for the murders of her employer and his housekeeper in 1843.

 

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‘Alias Grace’ Teaser: First Look At Sarah Gadon As Convicted Murderer Grace Marks In Netflix/CBC Miniseries

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The story of Alias Grace follows Grace Marks (Sarah Gadon), a poor, young Irish immigrant and domestic servant in Upper Canada who, along with stable hand James McDermott (Kerr Logan), was convicted of the brutal murders of their employer, Thomas Kinnear, and his housekeeper, Nancy Montgomery (Anna Paquin), in 1843. James was hanged while Grace was sentenced to life imprisonment. Grace became one of the most enigmatic and notorious women of 1840s Canada for her supposed role in the sensational double murder, and was eventually exonerated after 30 years in jail. Her conviction was controversial, and sparked much debate about whether Grace was actually involved in the murder, or merely an unwitting accessor

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I found a good review of the series, I do not want to break the forum rules about politics, if inappropriate please delete. 

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Alias Grace has been nominated a TCA award!

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MOVIE OR MINISERIES - Alias Grace – Netflix

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Emmy nomination:

Outstanding Music Composition For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special (Original Dramatic Score) - Part 1

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The almost complete snub of this series is revolting.

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