William Friedkin, who wrote and directed the 1985 action thriller, will executive produce the series, which is in development for WGN America.
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The village is under siege as the supernatural thriller prepares for the coming Witch War.
Executive producer Brannon Braga and star Shane West put WGN America’s first scripted series, Salem on trial at WonderCon, opening up about their bewitching new show.
Appearing at WonderCon Anaheim, executive producer Brannon Braga and star Shane West discussed the new WGN America drama, which puts a new twist on the historical witch trials.
Set to premiere in July, the cable channel’s second scripted drama is set against the backdrop of the race to build the world’s first nuclear bomb.
WGN America is moving into original programming with Salem, a supernatural period drama from Brannon Braga (24) and Adam Simon (The Haunting In Connecticut).