Refinery29 have released a new TV Series called Fabled, a new anthology series that aims to break the patriarchal norms of classic fairy tales.
Fabled was directed by Jennifer Morrison and executive produced by Zosia Mamet, Evan Jonigkeit and Alex Gayner. Norbert Leo Butz and Paul Wesley will play different roles in the story.
The idea started when Jonigkeit and Mamet saw a picture of Alice from Alice In Wonderland and Dorothy from The Wizard Of Oz on a postcard when they were on a drive to Vermont. They thought that men and women need to do their part in helping equality become the norm. This is what want to transmite the world of Fabled, how as an opportunity to help to do that in a small way, through storytelling.
Fabled are changing the classic fairy tales situating in another place with different realities behind the story. It shows many social problems about age, race, sexuality, gender and relationships.
Also, the “Fabled” pilot, titled “Anodyne”, follows the story of what it would look like if Alice from Alice in Wonderland crossed paths with Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz.
The main characters has been described to a creative young women that blaze their own trails and stray away from societal norms. Their alliance shows the strength of friendship and the women power when they units.
The first episode of Fabled will premiere exclusive at this year in TribeCa Film Festival.
Watch the first trailer below: