Wetpaint Exclusive: Executive Producer Kevin Williamson Talks About The Magic of L.J. Smith “L.J. Smith writes about these young characters wrestling with who they are.”
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” Just like The Vampire Diaries, The Secret Circle will draw a lot of its drama from its mysterious back story — but at the end of the day, it’s also a coming of age tale. “[L.J. Smith] writes about these young characters wrestling with who they are,” says the former Dawson’s Creek producer, who is no stranger to small-screen teen angst. “And it’s always about family, friendships, betrayal, deceit — all of these themes are spinning around them.”
Entertainment Weekly’s Fall Preview Issue will hit stores on Sept 9th. In the issue there will be a special Secret Circle insert that’s really cool. Check out the details below via Variety. Thanks to Jon Haber for the heads up.
The CW hopes to do that in a special “Circle” insert for the Sept. 9 fall preview issue of Entertainment Weekly in which readers can light and blow out an electronic flame atop the illustration of a candle by touching metal disks and a wind sensor embedded on the page.
“What chased Cassie’s mother from the town? What happened 16 years ago that was so horrific? Those are the questions that our new circle will try to uncover for fear of their own future,” explained Williamson with regards to the show’s central mystery. “We also have Jane who as Cassie’s grandmother has her own circle. Yes, there is sort of a generational aspect when you look at the show’s mythology.”
Spoiler Alert! The series’ second episode will deal with the limitations of their powers. “That was the big fear. If you can do a spell why can’t you just do another spell to make that spell bigger,” admitted Williamson. “How do you ground it and make it real and tell this emotional story? The second episode will answer that question.”
Some of The Secret Circle cast attended the TCA Summer party held at Pagoda in Beverly Hills. Check out some photos of Natasha Henstridge, Gale Harold, and Thomas Dekker. Courtesy of Daylife and The Secret Circle Fan. TCA Summer Press Tour continues today with The CW Network/CBS/Showtime. Follow us on Twitter for the latest updates from panel.