Anna Paquin is going back in time. Deadline reports the True Blood star has been cast in Netflix’ upcoming mini-series Alias Grace.
Based on the Margaret Atwood novel, the drama explores the true story of Grace Marks, a Canadian maid who was convicted of her killing her master and his housekeeper in 1843. The cast includes Sarah Gadon and Zachary Levi.
Paquin will play Nancy Montgomery, the housekeeper who was allegedly murdered by Marks and stable hand James McDermott. Sarah Polley is set to write and produce the six-hour mini-series.
Anna is an incredibly versatile performer who always makes complex, unpredictable and fascinating choices in her work. It’s always a marvel to watch her.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of Anna Paquin’s work? Will you watch Alias Grace?