L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars is a 2017 Canadian television film produced by Breakthrough Entertainment. It was directed and written by John Kent Harrison and stars Ella Ballentine, Martin Sheen and Sara Botsford. It premiered in Canada on YTV on February 20, 2017.
Our beloved Anne Shirley turns thirteen and faces a host of new milestones: first sleepovers, culinary misadventures, and shifting relationships with her bosom friend Diana and academic rival Gilbert Blythe. Through all this, Anne strives to strike a balance between becoming an upstanding, sensible young woman, and embracing her inquisitive and free-spirited nature.
- Ella Ballentine as Anne Shirley
- Sara Botsford as Marilla Cuthbert
- Martin Sheen as Matthew Cuthbert
- Julia Lalonde as Diana Barry
- Drew Haytaoglu as Gilbert Blythe
- Zoe Fraser as Ruby Gillis
- Amariah Faulkner as Jane Andrews
- Stefani Kimber as Josie Pye
- Aviv Cohen as Minnie Andrews
- Nicholas McAllister as Charlie Sloan
- Kate Hennig as Rachel Lynde
- Natalie Lisinska as Miss Stacy
- Kyle Gatehouse as Mr. Phillips
- Jess Brown as Mrs. Allan
- Frank Cox-O'Connell as Pastor Allan
- Kate Trotter as Mrs. Barry
- Tannis Burnett as Muriel
- Joan Gregson as Aunt Josephine Barry
- Rosemary Doyle as Maude Sherratt
- Robert Verlaque as John Blythe
- Director: John Kent Harrison
- Director of Photography: Mitchell T. Ness CSC
- Editors: Ron Wisman CCE, Ron Wisman Jr. CCE
- Executive Producers: Joan Lambur, Peter Williamson, Ira Levy, Kate Macdonald Butler, Nat Abraham, Michael McGuigan, Ramon Estevez
- Producer: Jim Corston
- Writer: John Kent Harrison
The following information was taken from the IMDb Cast & Crew page. It should not be considered to be a definitive and accurate list until further confirmation by a relevant source (such as statements made by cast and crew themselves, official press releases or the film ending credits).
- Music: Lawrence Shragge
- Music Editor: Miles Bergsma
L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars premiered on YTV in Canada on February 20, 2017.
The broadcasting in the United States is managed by PBS. The film will be released on DVD by PBS on November 7, 2017. It will premiere on the PBS channel on November 23, 2017, which is also Thanksgiving Day.
Behind the scenesEdit
- Kate Trotter replaced Linda Kash in the role as Mrs. Barry. It was the only cast change in the film trilogy.
- Sara Botsford (Marilla Cuthbert) provided the voices of Mrs. Barry and Frau Schuller in Anne: Journey to Green Gables (2005).
- Kate Hennig (Rachel Lynde) portrayed Mrs. Spencer and Mrs. Sloane in the 1986 season and Mrs. Blewett and Lucilla in the 1987 season of Anne of Green Gables – The Musical.
- Joan Gregson (Josephine Barry) played Mission Matron in Road to Avonlea (1990–1996) and Hepzibah Leach in Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning (2008).
Awards and accoladesEdit
|2017||Joey Awards||Best Ensemble in a TV Movie||Ella Ballentine, Zoe Fraser, Amariah Faulkner, Julia Lalonde, Nicholas McAllister, Drew Haytaoglu, Stefani Kimber & Aviv Cohen||Won|
|Best Leading Actress in a TV Movie||Ella Ballentine||Nominated|
|Best Principal or Supporting Actress in a TV Movie 9 Years & Up||Zoe Fraser||Nominated|
|Best Principal or Supporting Actress in a TV Movie 9 Years & Up||Julia Lalonde||Nominated|
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Behind the scenes
- Official website
- L.M. Montgomery's Anne Of Green Gables: The Good Stars | Breakthrough Entertainment
- Corus Greenlights Second and Third Instalments of L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables