Season one star Paul Wesley (The Vampire Diaries) will return as a new character in season two of CBS All Access’ Tell Me a Story. The network did not confirm the status of Wesley’s season one co-stars which included James Wolk, Billy Magnussen, Danielle Campbell, and Dania Ramirez.
According to the official announcement, Paul Wesley will be taking on a new character named Tucker in the psychological thriller. Tucker’s described as a struggling novelist who “spends his sleepless nights toiling away in a secluded cabin in the woods and his days trying to prove he’s good enough for his beautiful fiancée. But it’s all about to come crashing down as a dark secret threatens to destroy his world.”
The series was created by Kevin Williamson. Williamson writes and executive produces, with Aaron Kaplan and Dana Honor also involved as executive producers.
All 10 episodes of season one are available to CBS All Access subscribers. The network hasn’t announced a premiere date for season two.
In addition to starring in The CW’s The Vampire Diaries for eight seasons, Wesley’s acting credits include Medal of Honor, 24, Army Wives, and Before I Disappear. He recently directed an episode of season one of the sci-fi drama, Roswell, New Mexico. Wesley and his production company, Citizen Media, are currently working on Confessions of a Drug Addicted High School Teacher directed by David Slade (Black Mirror: Bandersnatch).
The Tell Me a Story Plot:
“Tell Me a Story takes the world’s most beloved fairy tales and reimagines them as a dark and twisted psychological thriller. Exploring a whole new set of fairy tales and characters each season, season two of the series will feature the tales of three legendary princesses – Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella – like you’ve never seen them before.”