Anne with an E renewed for a third season
Netflix and CBC have announced that they have officially renewed the drama series Anne with an E for a third season. Deadline reports that season 3 will begin its production this winter and is slated to premiere later next year.
“We are thrilled to be able to announce a third season of Anne with an E before season two premieres in Canada, Anne with an E delivered a rich first season, drawing in both new and existing fans to the world of Avonlea. We have no doubt that Canadians will continue to fall in love with this beautiful and heartwarming series for seasons to come.” said Sally Catto, General Manager, Programming, CBC.
On what to expect for season 3, showrunner Moira Walley-Beckett said that the audience should expect more modern themes for the show’s third season. ”Our beloved Anne will be 16 years old when we return to this season full of romantic complications, bold adventures and dramatic discoveries. I will explore important, contemporary themes that I hope will continue to resonate with, and inspire and uplift, our audience.”
Inspired by the timeless Canadian novel Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery, follows the story of Anne, a young girl who’s not afraid to fight for what she believes in. The third season will continue to tackle new issues, adding new characters and storylines while further exploring themes of identity, prejudice, feminism, bullying, gender parity and empowerment through the lens of its fierce, starry-eyed, irrepressible 14-year-old protagonist.
A coming-of-age story, reimagined by creator Moira Walley-Beckett, Anne with an E stars Amybeth McNulty (Anne Shirley-Cuthbert), Geraldine James (Marilla Cuthbert), R.H. Thomson (Matthew Cuthbert), Corrine Koslo (Rachel Lynde), Dalila Bela (Diana Barry), Aymeric Jett Montaz (Jerry Baynard), Lucas Zumann (Gilbert Blythe) and Kyla Matthews (Ruby Gillis). In season 2, they have added new characters including Dalmar Abuzeid (Sebastian Lacroix) and Cory Grüter-Andrew (Cole MacKenzie) conceived by Moira Walley-Beckett and an all-female writers’ room.
A CBC and Netflix original series, Anne with an E is produced by Northwood Entertainment and created by Moira Walley-Beckett. The executive producers are Miranda de Pencier, Moira Walley-Beckett, Debra Hayward, Alison Owen and Ken Girotti. John Calvert serves as producer.
Seasons 1 and 2 of Anne with an E is available now for streaming on Netflix.