‘Alias Grace’: Watch the Trailer for the Netflix Margaret Atwood Miniseries

The six-hour miniseries, based on the story of convicted murderer Grace Marks and Atwood's best-seller, makes its global launch Nov. 3.

Alias Grace has set her debut.

Netflix’s six-hour miniseries about convicted murderer Grace Marks, the next streaming Margaret Atwood adaptation, will release globally Friday, Nov. 3. The series will first broadcast on Canada’s CBC.

A 45-second teaser released Monday along with the premiere news introduces Grace (Sarah Gadon), a poor, young Irish immigrant and servant in Upper Canada who, along with stable hand James McDermott (Kerr Logan), was convicted of the brutal murders of their employer, Thomas Kinnear, and his housekeeper and lover, Nancy Montgomery (Anna Paquin), in 1843. Nancy, who initially befriended Grace, fired her in a fit of jealous rage before she was found brutally murdered.