CBS All Access has ordered a new series from Kevin Williamson, the streaming service announced Thursday.
Based on a Spanish format, the series is titled “Tell Me a Story.” It takes the world’s most beloved fairy tales and reimagines them as a dark and twisted psychological thriller. Set in modern-day New York City, the first season of this serialized drama interweaves “The Three Little Pigs,” “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Jack and the Beanstalk” into a tale of love, loss, greed, revenge and murder.
The series will be produced by Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment. Williamson will serve as executive producer and writer, while Kaplan and Dana Honor will also serve as executive producers. It is based on a format created by Marcos Osorio Vidal in collaboration with Gustavo Malajovich and Hernan Goldfrid. That series was produced by Gonzalo Cilley and Andres Tovar of Resonant and originally aired on the Spanish television network Antena tres.