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CBC sets premiere for Alias Grace

Sarah Polley’s small-screen adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel will bow on the pubcaster and Netflix this fall.

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The Handmaid’s Tale to shoot in Toronto

The MGM Television series will set up shop at Cinespace Film Studios, with Take 5 and Whizbang handling production in Canada. (Lead Elisabeth Moss pictured.)

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CBC greenlights animated Atwood adaptation

Based on Margaret Atwood’s The Wide World of Wandering Wenda, the kids series will be produced by Breakthrough and PIP Animation.

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Khan nets another $25K for domestic violence doc

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation is the latest investor after an initial Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign (A Better Man pictured).

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Harold Greenberg Fund invests in 27 movie scripts

Deepa Mehta’s Secret Daughter novel adaptation, Patricia Rozema’s Via Dolorosa and Sarah Polley’s Alias Grace adaptation are among the latest Canadian film projects getting development coin.

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Big screen ‘Payback’ for Atwood

The prolific Canadian writer talks about teaming up with director Jennifer Baichwal and making the leap from page to screen.