From Leah McLaren of the Globe and Mail:
- Red-haired Anne returns. Is that a good thing?
It was not without curiosity, then, that I read this week that the granddaughter of Lucy Maud herself, Kate MacDonald Butler, has inked a deal with Toronto-based Breakthrough Entertainment to make a new Anne series for television. She wasn’t able to do so previously because of a prolonged legal battle she and her family had been waging against Sullivan Productions, the production company headed by Kevin Sullivan that originally brought Canada’s favourite Victorian orphan to the screen. As she recently told the media, “I was bound by other contractual arrangements and couldn’t really move forward (with the new project). But those arrangements have now been terminated.” Read more.