Netflix Photoshops ‘Anne Of Green Gables’ And The Twittersphere Goes Nuts

Canada’s most beloved young heroine has returned to the small screen in CBC’s “Anne”, the latest adaptation of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s “Anne of Green Gables” novels.

The series will also be airing in the U.S. on Netflix, which has been taking heat in the Twitterverse thanks to its poster for the upcoming show — which bears some striking Photoshopped differences to the poster used by CBC.

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Buzzfeed breaks things down, displaying a GIF contrasting images of the CBC photo of actress Amybeth McNulty as presented by CBC, and then the Netflix version of the same photo, in which her hair has been reddened, her front teeth straightened, bags removed from beneath her eyes and other cosmetic enhancements.

One change, however, was deemed particularly egregious by users of social media: most of Anne’s trademark freckles had been digitally removed in the Netflix poster, and Twitter users were quick to point out that Anne’s freckles are her most distinguishing physical characteristic:

 

 

 

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