Matthew Cooke (How to Make Money Selling Drugs) directs promo-documentary SALEM: WITCHES ARE REAL for WGN America, for the upcoming fact-based thriller, drama, and TV series, SALEM, co-created by masterminds Brannon Braga (24, and Star Trek), and Adam Simon (The Haunting in Connecticut). The debut of WITCHES ARE REAL aired on the WGN America network leading up-to the awaited SALEM premiere on April 20, 2014 (10/9c), and can be found on the WGN America network and website.
Cooke’s WITCHES ARE REAL promo-documentary features in-depth interviews with the creators and writers, along with experts, scholars, and historians involved with the research behind SALEM, the TV series set in 17th century Massachusetts. Simon and Braga reveal how their groundbreaking piece of historically based; fictional entertainment takes a close look at the terrifying events that occurred in 1692. WITCHES ARE REAL introduces the premise of the original scripted TV series that was inspired by the supernatural mystery surrounding the infamous Salem witch trials. Both the dramatic series and special promo-documentary provocatively expose and uncover Salem’s dark, compelling truth and intrigue.
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