Netflix is bringing the next Margaret Atwood story to life with Alias Grace, an adaptation of the Canadian author’s 1996 novel of the same name.
Based on a true story and directed by Mary Harron (American Psycho) the show’s official synopsis from Netflix is: The six-hour miniseries follows Grace Marks (Sarah Gadon), a poor, young Irish immigrant and domestic servant in Upper Canada who, along with stable hand James McDermott, was convicted of the brutal murders of their employer, Thomas Kinnear, and his housekeeper, Nancy Montgomery (Anna Paquin), in 1843.
Alias Grace follows Hulu’s critically acclaimed Margaret Atwood adaption of The Handmaid’s Tale starring Elisabeth Moss.
Alias Grace will release globally Friday, Nov. 3 – Watch the teaser below!
Alias Grace | Teaser | Netflix