Anne With An E: Why Renewing The Series Is A Very Important Decision For Netflix

Anne With An E was canceled after 3 seasons and fans were demanding a fourth installment, but its creators and Netflix say it is not feasible. Why should the streaming platform push for it?

December 29, 2020 15:42 hs

Anne with an E, based on the classic “Anne of Green Gables”, was abruptly canceled. After the premiere of its third season in CBC and just before its launch in Netflix, the networks issued a joint statement announcing that the show would end after three seasons.

Anne with an E was abruptly canceled

Without warning or before this unfortunate demise, fans of Anne with an E they were understandably distressed. The series has become very successful in recent months, but the fourth season has yet to appear.

Despite the statement expressing the tentative hope that the final season “will bring a satisfactory conclusion to Anne’s journey,” the devoted fanbase of Anne with an E he felt otherwise and immediately criticized the cancellation.

The petition “Renew Anne With An E for Season 4!” was created shortly after the cancellation of Anne with An E hoping Netflix would revamp the show. It reached one million signatures in the middle of this year. Now they go for the 2 million signatures!

Renew Anne With An E for Season 4!

However, even though fans of Anne with an E They campaign tirelessly for a renovation, it doesn’t seem like CBC O Netflix hesitate in their decision to cancel the program; both sides of the discussion are resolved in their determination.

What are the reasons that would mark Netflix that renovation is a good choice? Well there are several explanations that could detail the reason for this choice for the streaming giant.

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Fans got to know and will love Anne with an E for her unwavering focus on current issues related to gender, race, class, and sexuality. Through a lens of the 19th century, the show addresses issues such as queer identity, racial discrimination, sexual assault, and the historical treatment of indigenous people.

The third season of Anne with an E strengthened the program’s focus on challenging topics by depicting a horrifying part of indigenous history: the Canadian residential school system. In these boarding schools, indigenous children were forcibly separated from their parents to be “reeducated” through abuse.

Anne With An E garnered many fans over three seasons

The open ending of the story about Ka’kwet, a Mi’kmaq girl and friend of Anne who is taken to a residential school, is one of the main reasons fans want a fourth season of Anne with an E.

Does all this seem small? It is not. In addition to these points Anne with an E not only encourages inclusion by focusing on social issues, but also offers diversity both on and off camera. If not, it would only be necessary to compare it with the original Lucy Maud Montgomery book series “Anne of Green Gables”, where the characters were all white and presumably heterosexual.


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