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Press Conference Coverage: Executive Producers and Writers Jim Kouf and David Greenwalt Discuss Grimm and the World of Network Television Horror

NBC is gearing up to premiere its latest foray into genre programming on Friday, October 28th: "Grimm," a new police procedural inspired by the classic Grimms’ fairy tales that centers around Portland homicide Detective Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli; Turn The Beat Around, Camera Obscura), who discovers he is descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as "Grimms" that have been charged with keeping balance between humanity and the mythological creatures of the world.

As Nick struggles to hide the dangers of his newfound calling from his fiancée, Juliette (Bitsie Tulloch; "Quarterlife"), and his partner, Hank (Russell Hornsby; "Fear Itself," Stuck), he becomes ever more entrenched in the ancient rivalries and alliances of the Grimm world.

With help from his confidant, Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell, "Prison Break"), a reformed Grimm creature himself, Nick must navigate through the forces of a larger-than-life mythology while facing off with Hexenbiests, Blutbads and
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Casting Begins for NBC's Grimm

The latest bit of episodic horror to be hitting network TV, "Grimm", has scored itself a lead and then some. Read on for the details!

According to Deadline Silas Weir Mitchell ("Prison Break", Halloween II) has landed a lead role opposite David Giuntoli (Camera Obscura, "Privileged") in NBC's pilot "Grimm".

Created by David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf and to be directed by Marc Buckland, "Grimm" is described as a dark but fantastical cop drama about a world in which characters inspired by Grimm’s Fairy Tales exist. It centers on Nick Burckhardt (Giuntoli), a good-looking detective who starts to see humans as beast/animals and discovered that he has a legacy - to protect "humans" from these beasts.

Mitchell will play Eddie Monroe, a reformed big bad wolf who has tamed his murderous instincts through a strict regimen of diet and Pilates. He starts helping Nick with his cases.

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