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GRIMM: Alexis Denisof Joins Season 3 for Recurring Role

Alexis Denisof will reunite with his Angel boss David Greenwalt for a recurring role on Grimm‘s upcoming third season. According to TVLine, Denisof will appear in a multi-episode arc as Viktor, ” the cunning first cousin to James Frain’s Renard.” The Renard gene pool certainly does produce some attractive, if morally questionable, men! Grimm returns to NBC on October 25. Read More »

BEAUTY & THE BEAST: Official Synopsis for Season 2

The CW has released the official synopsis for the second season of Beauty & the Beast, premiering Monday, October 7: Detective Catherine Chandler (Kristin Kreuk), shaken to the core over the fact that everything she thought she knew about her life has been a lie, is determined to get answers to the secrets that have been revealed about her family. ... Read More »

Watering Down Fairy Tale Villains

With the thirst for more fairy tale stories to be made into movies and television shows the creators of these projects are challenged to tell a complete story with potential ‘legs’. In other words, making the story last for 20+ episodes in multiple seasons or multiple movie sequels. Just how do you do that without turning a beloved story into ... Read More »

ONCE UPON A TIME: Joanna Garcia Swisher is Ariel!

Why does great casting news keep breaking on Friday afternoons? This week it’s Joanna Garcia Swisher making my day with the news that she’s been cast as Ariel in Once Upon a Time. TV Guide Magazine broke the news that one of my favorite redheads snagged the much-buzzed-about role for season 3. Ariel will surface in episode 6, titled “Ariel”, ... Read More »

500 New Fairy Tales Rediscovered in Germany

Just in case you thought the current spotlight on fairy tales in popular culture was at it’s peak, a wealth of new material is being made available to those of us who love the genre. UK newspaper The Guardian reported last year that 500 new fairy tales have been rediscovered in a collection in a German archive. Locked away for ... Read More »

ONCE UPON A TIME: Season 2 Blu-ray Review

Once Upon a Time: The Complete Second Season arrives on DVD and Blu-ray today, and it’s a must-have for any fan of the show. I received a review copy of the Blu-ray version last week, and spent several hours happily perusing the bonus features and rewatching some of the episodes. I don’t subscribe to HDTV, so watching the episodes on ... Read More »

THE PIRATE FAIRY: Tom Hiddleston on Voicing Captain Hook

Tom Hiddleston may be best known for playing Loki in the Thor films and The Avengers (which he discusses in the following video interview), but he will also be voicing the role of Captain Hook in 2014’s Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy, a role that is also touched on. Read More »

Official Synopsis for MALEFICENT Released

In addition to the video interview with Angelina Jolie from Disney’s D23 convention, Disney has released the official synopsis for the Sleeping Beauty prequel, Maleficent. Just as I suspected, the evil queen has been sadly misunderstood all these years. “Maleficent” is the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic “Sleeping Beauty.” A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, ... Read More »

MALEFICENT: Angelina Jolie Video Interview

One of the surprise appearances at Disney’s D23 Expo was actress Angelina Jolie, who, of course, will be playing the title role in next year’s Maleficent. In this interview posted by crazzyvideos1000, Jolie discusses her excitement about the character and the film in general. Read More »

OUAT IN WONDERLAND: On Location Photos

Filming is underway on ABC’s spin-off series Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, an yvrshoots.com has managed to score some on location photos of the show filming. Says the site, “Once Upon a Time in Wonderland crew filmed a couple of scenes on Steveston’s Moncton Street turned into Storybrooke last night of Emma (stunt double) in her yellow VW bug ... Read More »