A CBS series Tell Me A Story is a psychological thriller series. It’s the first season premiered on October 31, 2018. Suspense thriller connoisseur Kevin Williamson is the creator of the series. He is best known for creating the teenage cultural phenomenon The Vampire Diaries.
Upon its release, ‘Tell Me A Story’ opened to mixed reviews – mostly negative. It failed to impress the critics, who panned the series for its lack of pace, dull narrative and unimaginative dialogues. It holds an average rating of 54% on Rotten Tomatoes, and the critical consensus for season 1 reads, “Despite an enticing cast and promising premise, Tell Me a Story’s overly plotted, grim take on Grimm’s Fairy Tales fails to enchant.”
Well, the show did manage to enchant some, who gave it a thumbs up for the electrifying performances of the talented ensemble and its unsettling and paranoia-inducing theme. Despite its bumpy ride, the show managed to garner enough success to get renewed for another season, which concluded in February 2020.
Release Date for Tell Me A Story Season 3
The second season of the series released on December 5, 2019, and concluded recently on February 6, 2020. As far as the third season is concerned, here’s what we know. Season 2 has received a terrific response from the audiences and mostly positive reviews from the critics, who lauded the show for its visual appeal, art direction and character development.
Therefore, it is highly likely that we might get a ‘Tell Me A Story’ will get renewed for another season. If and when that happens, ‘Tell Me A Story’ season 3 will most likely release sometime in December 2020 Till then, you can watch the previous episodes on CBS.
The plot of Tell Me A Story
It is basically, a subversive and dark take on the popular fantasy tales, we’ve all grown to love. The tales don’t have happy endings. Each season features three popular tales that are transformed into stories of murder, obsession, greed, and revenge.
Season 1 deals with adventure tales like ‘The Three Little Pigs,’ ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ and ‘Hansel and Gretel.’ Season 2 reinterprets the feel-good tales of love, namely, ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Sleeping Beauty’ and ‘Cinderella.’
The cast in Tell Me A Story
As the series follows an anthology format, each season stars different primary roles. However, Paul Wesley and Danielle Campbell starred in season 2 as well, but in different roles. We saw Paul Wesley as a struggling writer Tucker Reed in season two. Danielle Campbell performs the character of Olivia Moon.
Odette Annable plays the role of the calm and composed middle child Maddie Pruitt. Natalie Alyn Lind plays the role of musician Ashley Rose Pruitt. Other cast members are Carrie-Anne Moss as a single mother of three. Eka Darville as Beau Morris.