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Superman & Lois Casts Vampire Diaries Alum Wole Parks as The Stranger

The CW's upcoming Arrowverse series Superman & Lois has cast Wolé Parks (The Vampire Diaries) in the series regular role of The Stranger. The hour-long drama stems from The Flash executive producer Todd Helbing, DC Universe architect Greg Berlanti, and Warner Bros. TV, and set to go directly into series production once work on the […]

Paul Wesley directs this week's episode of Batwoman, courtesy of The CW.

Vampire Diaries Alum Paul Wesley Talks Batwoman, DCU Directing Debut

With The CW's Batwoman returning this Sunday (a week earlier than her partner in crime-fighting Supergirl) with the Paul Wesley-directed episode "A Narrow Escape," it's a little too easy (and an insult to our "high standards" of comedy) to jump right into a whole bunch of vampire/bat jokes, but we're better than that, people. We're […]

CW Prez Mark Pedowitz: 'Nancy Drew' Pilot "Will Have a Supernatural Twist to It"

If one of television's original teen sleuths makes it from the pilot phase to series order, it will come with a little "other-worldly" assistance. Perhaps as a way of shaving  off a bit of that Chilling Adventures of Sabrina vibe (a loose spinoff of CW's Riverdale, ironically enough), CW president Mark Pedowitz revealed to The […]

The CW's Nancy Drew Pilot Casts Newcomer Kennedy McMann, 3 More Join

The CW has solved some of the mysteries surrounding their untitled Nancy Drew drama pilot, announcing newcomer Kennedy McMann will be stepping behind the magnifying glass as the brilliant young sleuth. Joining McCann in the pilot from Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, and CBS TV Studios is Charmed's Leah Lewis – with Larry Teng (Supergirl) aboard as director […]

Tell Me A Story - Creating A Modern Fairy Tale | CBS All Access

Tell Me a Story Season 2 Renewal Includes New Characters, Fairy Tales

Looks like series creator Kevin Williamson (Scream, The Vampire Diaries, Dawson's Creek) has a few more stories left to spin, with CBS All Access giving his twisted take on fairy tales Tell Me a Story a second-season renewal. The series wraps up its first season on the streaming service on Thursday, January 3rd; with season […]

Superheroes Fight Back (Spare Subway) in CW Teaser; 'Black Lightning' Gets New Poster

We're about a month away from the CW's October "Super Season" unleashing new seasons of Black Lightning, The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl, and DC's Legends of Tomorrow upon the masses, so to mark the occasion we're getting another teaser with some new looks at what fans can expect when the series return. Unlike the previous, oddly pro-subway vandalism teaser (kidding…but still […]

'Power Rangers Dino Charge' Davi Santos Joins Thriller Series 'Tell Me a Story'

The cast of characters continues to grow on Kevin Williamson's (Scream) psychological thriller Tell Me a Story, with Davi Santos (Law & Order: True Crime) joining previously announced cast members Kim Cattrall  (HBO's  Sex and the City), Billy Magnussen (Game Night, Get Shorty), Paul Wesley (The Vampire Diaries), Danielle Campbell (The Originals), James Wolk (Zoo), Dania Ramirez (Once Upon a Time), and Sam Jaeger (Parenthood) in the CBS All Access series. […]

Tell Me a Story: 'Parenthood' Star Sam Jaeger Joins Kevin Williamson's Twisted Fairy Tale Series

Not sure if  Sam Jaeger's run on Parenthood has prepared him with the kind of "parenting skills" he'll need for Kevin Williamson's (Scream) psychological thriller Tell Me a Story. Jaeger joins fellow cast members Kim Cattrall (HBO's Sex and the City), Billy Magnussen (Game Night, Get Shorty), Paul Wesley (The Vampire Diaries), Danielle Campbell (The Originals), James Wolk (Zoo), and Dania Ramirez (Once Upon a Time) in the CBS All Access series. Directed […]

Zoo's James Wolk Latest Addition to Kevin Williamson's 'Tell Me a Story' for CBS All Access

Kevin Williamson (Scream) continues expanding the twisted universe of his psychological thriller Tell Me a Story, tapping Zoo's James Wolk (Goliath, Billions) to join previously cast Kim Cattrall (HBO's Sex and the City), Billy Magnussen (Game Night, Get Shorty), Paul Wesley (The Vampire Diaries) and Danielle Campbell (The Originals) in the CBS All Access series. Directed by Liz Friedlander (Conviction), Williamson will executive produce his twisted re-imagining of time-honored childhood […]

Tell Me a Story: 'The Vampire Diaries' Paul Wesley Joins Kevin Williamson Series for CBS All Access

Kevin Williamson (Scream) looks to be getting his The Vampire Diaries band back together, recruiting Paul Wesley to join The Originals' Danielle Campbell on his twisted psychological thriller Tell Me a Story. The actor also joins previously-cast Kim Cattrall (HBO's Sex and the City) and Billy Magnussen (Game Night, Get Shorty) in the CBS All Access series. Directed by Liz Friedlander (Conviction), Williamson will executive produce his twisted re-imagining […]

Roswell: Vampire Diaries' Michael Trevino Joins CW Reboot Pilot

In what we're choosing to refer to as a "Peaches & Herb announcement", The Vampire Diaries star Michael Trevino is reuniting with director Julie Plec on the CW's immigration-theme-with-a-twist sci-fi reboot pilot Roswell. Joining leads Jeanine Mason (Grey's Anatomy) and The Originals' Nathan Parsons, Trevino is set to play Kyle Valenti: popular son of the town sheriff, Kyle questions […]

The Quad's Rob Hardy to Direct CW's Spencer Paysinger Football Pilot

The Quad director/executive producer Rob Hardy is set to direct the CW's still-untitled drama pilot inspired by the life of football player Spencer Paysinger. April Blair (Spencer) will write and executive produce the project, which centers on a rising high school football player from South Central L.A. recruited to play for Beverly Hills High. Berlanti Productions will produce […]

Roswell: Grey's Anatomy's Jeanine Mason to Lead CW Reboot Pilot

Grey's Anatomy's Jeanine Mason is set to trade EKG's for UFO's, tapped to lead the CW's immigration-theme-with-a-twist sci-fi reboot pilot Roswell. Mason will taking on the role of Liz Ortecho, a biomedical researcher and daughter of undocumented immigrants who must deal with secrets new and old as a shocking truth turns her world upside down. Recurring as Dr. […]

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Vampire Diaries' Julie Plec Will Helm CW's Roswell Reboot

The CW isn't letting Julie Plec go far. The Vampire Diaries boss had already been tapped to helm an episode of Riverdale this season, and now she has signed on to the network's reboot of Roswell. Plec worked with Roswell writer Carina Adly MacKenzie on The Originals and has been slated to direct the pilot […]

CBS All Access Lands Kevin Williamson Fairy Tale Series Tell Me a Story

Like ABC's Once Upon A Time and NBC's Grimm, CBS All Access and Kevin Williamson (Dawson's Creek, Scream) are hoping that Williamson's dark take on classic fairy tales Tell Me A Story ends "happily ever after" with a long series run. The psychological thriller received a straight-to-series from The Eye Network's streaming service; with Williamson […]

CW's 'The Originals' To End After Five Seasons

Exactly one year after she announced the date of The Vampire Diaries' series finale, creator/showrunner Julie Plec took to social media to announce that The Originals' upcoming fifth season will be the show's last. A fifth season will give the show's creativors an opportunity to wrap-up the series on their own terms and (hopefully) in […]

The Vampire Diaries' Susan Walters To Join The Flash As Caitlin Snow's Mother

Ever since Killer Frost and the Earth-1 Dr. Caitlin Snow had their chat about their mother (who seemed to be very much the same person on both Earths), a confrontation between Caitlin and her mother seemed inevitable. And, according to Entertainment Weekly, it will be happening in the near future as they report Susan Walters, […]

The Flash Hits The Ground Running

The Flash started fast and built up speed. Last night's debut of the new CW series based on the DC Comic brought in 4.5 million total viewers and a 1.8 demo rating. This was the highest rated series launch for the network since The Vampire Diaries in 2009 and is the third best series premiere […]