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Things We Saw Today: Tell Me a Story Turns Fairy Tales into Dark Thrillers

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CBS All Access continues to announce new shows for the streaming network. Today they premiered the trailer for their new series from Kevin Williamson (Scream, The Following). Tell Me a Story takes classic fairy tales and turns them into present day thrillers set in New York City. The series is set to subvert stories like The Three Little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood, and Hansel and Gretel. The show stars many familiar faces, like Paul Wesley (The Vampire Diaries), Kim Catrall (Sex and the City) and James Wolk (Mad Men). The series premieres on Halloween. What do you think of the trailer?

(via Deadline, image: Screengrab)

  • FX announces that Ampersand, the monkey in Y: The Last Man will be “mostly CGI.” I guess Andy Serkis wasn’t available. (via Comic Book Resources)
  • Want to help fund a documentary about the last Blockbuster? Check it out here. (via /Film)
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia‘s Rob McElhenney is no longer directing the Minecraft movie, which is shocking because I didn’t know they were making a Minecraft movie in the first place. (via Daily Dot)
  • Do you have thoughts on the new solo Picard series? Here are three takes on where the series could boldly go. (via Syfy)
  • Patrick Stewart gets well wishes from the O.G. Captain Kirk himself. (via Twitter)

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Chelsea was born and raised in New Orleans, which explains her affinity for cheesy grits and Britney Spears. An pop culture journalist since 2012, her work has appeared on Autostraddle, AfterEllen, and more. Her beats include queer popular culture, film, television, republican clownery, and the unwavering belief that 'The Long Kiss Goodnight' is the greatest movie ever made. She currently resides in sunny Los Angeles, with her husband, 2 sons, and one poorly behaved rescue dog. She is a former roller derby girl and a black belt in Judo, so she is not to be trifled with. She loves the word “Jewess” and wishes more people used it to describe her.