Category Archives: Television

GOTHAM: New Fantasy Project at ABC

Given the success of Once Upon a Time, it’s not surprising that ABC is interested in more fantasy-related projects for next year (no doubt looking for a companion piece to OUAT). Previously announced was a new version of Beauty and the Beast (which has nothing to do with the CW’s announcement of a pilot for a reboot of the ’80s ... Read More »

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A Retrospective, Part 1

The CW has announced that the pilot for a remake of the 1987-1990 TV series Beauty and the Beast will be going into production under the guidance of the original’s creator, Ron Koslow, Without a Trace‘s Jennifer Levin and Brothers & Sisters‘ Sherri Cooper. Says TV Line, “The new version will not only modernize and CW-up the love story but ... Read More »

BEAUTY & THE BEAST Gets Pilot Order at the CW

Fledgling network the CW ordered a couple of pilots today for possible launch in the 2012-2013 season, and, showing that the fairy tale genre continues to be hot, one of them is Beauty and the Beast. Insiders say the series is loosely based on the 1987 version that aired on NBC and starred Linda Hamilton and Ron Perlman. With the ... Read More »

JENNIFER MORRISON: Kicking Some Fairy Tale Butt

The Boston Herald.com features an interview with actress Jennifer Morrison regarding her leading role as Emma Swan, and the evolution that the fairy tale is currently going through.  “For fairy tales to be relatable now, the female characters need to be empowered and fully human,” Morrison said. “This is definitely not the version of the stories where they are damsels in ... Read More »

GRIMM: Video Interview with David Giuntoli

In this video interview conducted by TV Guide, former reality star David Giuntoli discusses his role as Detective Nick Burkhardt, who in reality is a Grimm, one of the chosen few whose task is to hunt down various creatures that the classic fairy tales are based on. During the course of this conversation, he shares his feelings about the show ... Read More »

GINNIFER GOODWIN: “Once Upon a Time” is a Dream Come True

While speaking to the Boston Herald, Once Upon a Time’s Ginnifer Goodwin expressed her childhood dreams of being a Disney Princess, and reflected on the fact that she’s finally getting the chance to do exactly that with her portrayal of Snow White on the ABC series.    “It’s not that we’re re-inventing Snow White, but we are filling in the ... Read More »