FAERY TALES & NIGHTMARES: Story Collection Coming February 21, 2012

Coming from HarperCollins on February 21, 2012 is Melissa Marr’s Faery Tales & Nightmares, a collection of short stories. Desribes the publisher, “Dangerous promises and beguiling threats swirl together in a dozen stories of enchantments, dark and light, by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Marr. Uncanny and unexpected creatures appear from behind bushes, rise from under the seas, or ... Read More »

TIGER’S CURSE: Best Seller Picked Up By Paramount

Deadline.com is reporting that Colleen Houck’s best selling novel Tiger’s Curse has seens its screen rights purchased by Paramount Pictures and producer Mary Parent’s Disruption Entertainment. Says the site of the plot: “The novel is about a 17-year-old girl who takes a temp job caring for a white tiger at the local circus and sets off on an epic adventure ... Read More »

Fairy Tale-Themed Movies on Hollywood’s List of Hottest Scripts

The annual Black List was published today, revealing the unproduced scripts that are the most popular in Hollywood this year. The Black List is a prognosticator of what we’ll see at the movie theater in the next couple of years as these hot scripts are optioned by producers and studios. One of the themes that emerged from the list is ... 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 »

BRAVE: Pixar Brings New Princess Into the World – Check Out the Trailer

It looks like Pixar and Disney are getting back down to business with the 2012 release of the CG fairy tale, Brave. The official synopsis reads as follows: “Since ancient times, stories of epic battles and mystical legends have been passed through the generations across the rugged and mysterious Highlands of Scotland. In Brave, a new tale joins the lore ... Read More »

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL: Leading Ladies

The 2012 Fairy Tale sweepstakes will continue to heat up with Disney’s Oz the Great and Powerful, prequel to 1939’s The Wizard of Oz and starring James Franco in the title role. Now Perezhilton.com offers up a pair of quick interviews with the film’s leading ladies, Michelle Williams (who plays the good witch, Glinda) and Mila Kunis (as the destined-to-be-crushed-by-a-house-from-Kansas ... Read More »

MIRROR, MIRROR VS. THE HUNTSMAN: Battle of the Snow White Trailers

Of all the fairy tales, the one that seems to have captured the imagination of Hollywood the most at the moment is Snow White, as evidenced by ABC’s Once Upon a Time and no less than two feature films coming in 2012, Relativity Media’s March release of Mirror, Mirror and Universal’s June release of Snow White and the Huntsman. Both ... Read More »

HOOK AT 20: A Look Back at Spielberg’s Underrated Classic

When Steven Spielberg’s Hook was released to theatres in 1991, it was pretty much dismissed by critics as an empty exercise in Hollywood excess. But closer examination of the film as it celebrates its 20th anniversary reveals it to be one of the director’s most under-appreciated efforts. Hook tells the tale of mid-40s corporate lawyer Peter Banning (Robin Williams), who ... Read More »

PETER PAN: 360 Presentation

Currently playing in Boston, Massachusetts, and doing so until December 30th, is a unique live presentation of Peter Pan known as Peter Pan Threesixty (which has to do with the fact that it’s presented in a round tent designed specifically for the show). Offers Justluxe.com, “The classic story offers a journey through Neverland with actors, puppets, music, flying sequences and ... Read More »