In the series, a small town in New Hampshire discovers that there is a large vein of an incredibly valuable mineral underneath it. A mining company plans to take it all and destroy the town in the process. Local high school teacher Sarah Cooper comes up with a plan to have the town declare independence and become its own country. It had originally been in the works at CBS with a pilot order before it was passed on by that network, only for The CW to pick it up and order a new pilot with a completely new cast. It was ordered to series at The CW in May
She is known for her role as Anne Shirley in the Canadian television miniseries Anne of Green Gables and its two sequels. From to , she starred as Catherine de' Medici , Queen of France, in the television drama series Reign. Follows was born in Toronto , Ontario, the youngest of four children, in an acting family. Her parents later divorced. Her three siblings are all in the entertainment industry. Her elder sister Edwina is a writer, while her brother Laurence and sister Samantha Follows who is married to American actor Sean O'Bryan are also actors. Her first acting job came at the age of nine, when she landed a spot in a commercial for Bell Canada.