Happily, the creepiness factor of WGN America’s “Salem” was in no way toned down last night, and it looks like it may even be amped up a bit in next week’s Episode 1.03, “In Vain.” Check out this trailer for the ep, and you’ll see what we mean!
“Salem” explores what really fueled the town’s infamous witch trials and dares to uncover the dark, supernatural truth behind them. The series is created, executive produced, and written by award-winning writer/producer Brannon Braga and Adam Simon.
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“Salem” stars Janet Montgomery as the ruthless but vulnerable Mary Sibley, Salem’s most powerful enchantress; Shane West as handsome, hardened war veteran John Alden – and Mary’s onetime love interest; Seth Gabel as local aristocrat Cotton Mather, who fans the flames of Salem’s witch hunt; Ashley Madekwe as Mary’s mysterious, carnal accomplice, Tituba; Xander Berkeley as chief politician Magistrate Hale; Tamzin Merchant as the forthright Anne Hale, an artist with a perilous attraction to Alden; Elise Eberle as the mysteriously afflicted Mercy Lewis; and Iddo Goldberg as outcast Isaac Walton.
“Salem” Episode 1.03 – “In Vain” (airs 5/4/14)
Mary decides on a course of action after discovering who witnessed the witches’ ceremony.
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