CBC reversioning French drama

Canadian pubcaster CBC has greenlit an English-language version of Quebec series Nouvelle Adresse.

The English version of the family drama, New Address, will go into production this summer and debut in CBC’s autumn schedule.

The show will follow the Lawsons, a large Montreal family who have to adapt when their mother is diagnosed with cancer.

Sally Catto, general manager of programming, CBC English Television. “Through a mix of drama and humour, New Address explores the many ups and downs of life in a touching, relatable way, and we know it’s going to resonate with Canadians across the country.”

Jocelyn Deschênes’ Montreal-based indie Sphère Média Plus, which made the original series, is on production duty. She said: “New Address has won a very large and devoted audience in Quebec, and we are extremely privileged to be able to offer this deeply human story to CBC viewers.”