So, did you spend your Easter Sunday night with the witches of “Salem”? If you answered in the affirmative, then check out this “inside” look at Episode 1.01, “The Vow,” and read on for the first details on Episode 1.02, “The Stone Child.”
In the below video executive producer Adam Simon recaps the premiere and provides his inside look at the story of “Salem” and what to expect from WGN America’s new series.
“Salem” explores what really fueled the town’s infamous witch trials and dares to uncover the dark, supernatural truth behind them.
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“Salem” Episode 1.01 – “The Vow” (airs 4/20/14)
John Alden returns from war to discover that the woman he left behind is now married to another man and that his hometown of Salem, Mass., is in the midst of a witch panic in the premiere of this supernatural drama.
Created, executive produced, and written by award-winning writer/producer Brannon Braga and Adam Simon, “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 1.02 – “The Stone Child” (airs 4/27/14)
John investigates what’s really going on in Salem as the fear over witches rises, and Mary prepares to execute a plan.
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