Even more intriguingly, Michael Socha (werewolf Tom in Being Human ) has been cast as the Knave of Hearts, a sardonic adventurer, man of action, loner and heart-breaker.
Alice is described as having a generous heart and carries the scars of a long hard life.
Also cast is Peter Gadiot (another Brit, as Cyrus, Alice’s love interest who has a mysterious background.
The show is at pilot stage at the moment, with a five-scene presentation being filmed in Vancouver after Once Upon A Time wraps shooting on season two. If the show gets the green light, it is apparently going to have a structure (if not tone, presumably) to American Horror Story – a 13-episode self-contained story.