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'Salem' First Look: Shane West, Ashley Madekwe travel back in time

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Believe it or not, there are more witches coming your way. WGN’s Salem takes place in 17th-century Massachusetts and tries to uncover the truth behind the town’s famous witch trials.

Created by Brannon Braga and Adam Simon, the show stars Janet Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel, Ashley Madekwe, Tamzin Merchant, and Elise Eberle. We have an exclusive first look at Shane West, who plays John Alden, a “hardened war veteran” and onetime love interest of Montgomery’s Mary Sibley, the town’s “powerful enchantress.”

And below, we have another first look with Ashley Madekwe, who stars as the powerful witch’s accomplice:

Salem is slated to premiere in spring 2014 on WGN America. You can also check out a video teaser below.