Nellie Andreeva

WGN America has released the first teaser for its first original scripted series, drama Salem, which will premiere next year. Set in the volatile world of 17th century Massachusetts, it explores what really fueled the town’s infamous witch trials and centers on Mary Sibley (Janet Montgomery), the beautiful, ruthless but vulnerable wife of an ancient, ailing but very wealthy Salem town Selectman. Brannon Braga and Adam Simon created the Fox 21 series, which is exec produced by Prospect Park’s Josh Barry and Jeff Kwatinetz. The cast includes Seth Gabel (who narrates the trailer), Shane West, Ashley Madekwe, Xander Berkeley, Tamzin Merchant and Elise Eberle.

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