Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

St. Louis Native To Star in Upcoming NBC Prime-time Drama, "Grimm"

Posted By on Sat, May 14, 2011 at 2:54 PM

Dave Giuntoli, who grew up in St. Louis, will star in NBC's "Grimm" - IMAGE VIA
  • Image via
  • Dave Giuntoli, who grew up in St. Louis, will star in NBC's "Grimm"
Looks like Dave Giuntoli -- Huntleigh native, St. Louis U. High grad and an alumnus of MTV's Road Rules -- just hit the big one.

Late last week, NBC made an intriguing addition to its Fall 2011 lineup:  "Grimm," a dark crime drama in which a detective (to be played by Giuntoli) comes to see himself as a protector of humans against the modern-day "beast/animals" of Grimm's Fairy Tales.

The show's creators, David Greenwalt (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Jim Kouf (Ghost Whisperer) haven't gotten much more specific than that.

Historical/Literary Aside: Disney has probably familiarized you with the gist of many Grimm fairy tales such as Snow White and Cinderella , but the original versions from the early 1800s were WAY more violent and mysterious; for a taste, click here.

Tags: ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

June 16, 2021

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation