Uprooting the story to modern-day Canada, the story follows Jane Eyre, a young nursing graduate, through her bi-weekly vlogs after she takes a live-in position as a tutor for the daughter of Edward Rochester, the mysterious owner of Thornfield Aluminium Exports.
The series is notable for being among the first among the literary vlogseries genre to film exteriors, make use of in-world musical montages and have a large cast of extras, as seen in the party episodes at Thornfield.
The cast of The Autobiography of Jane Eyre includes:
- Alysson Hall as Jane Eyre
- Patricia Trinh as Grace Poole
- Angie Lopez as Susanna-Maria Ramirez Gonzalez
- Juliet McLaughlin as Adele
- Adam J. Wright as E.D. Rochester
- Alissa Hansen as Blanche Ingram
- Lucas Blaney as Warren Daton
- Courtney Shields as Johanna Reed
- Fojan Nixie Shabrang as Liz Reed
- Lucas Hall as Simon Rivers
- Elina May Chidley as Diana Rivers
- Emily Henney as Mary Rivers
- Ranae Miller as Rose Oliver
Main article: The Autobiography of Jane Eyre (Episodes)
Character twitter accounts:
- Jane Eyre
- Adele Rochester
- Thornfield Exports (run by Grace Poole)
- E.D. Rochester
- Blanche Ingram
- Diana Rivers
- Mary Rivers
Other Thornfield transmedia (run by Grace Poole):
Other character accounts:
The creators released a series of videos as perks for their Indiegogo campaign. These included a production Q&A and five non-canonical character videos.
Shipwrecked Comedy released a music video parody of "When Will My Life Begin" from the Disney film Tangled featuring Sinead Persaud as Bertha Mason. The video includes visual references to AoJE, and ends with a cameo of Alysson Hall as Jane Eyre reacting to the song.