Countdown to ‘Salem’ season 2: The stars cast a spell at the annual SXSW Film Festival

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AUSTIN, Texas — WGN America presented a “witches playground” at SXSW’s Film Opening Party this weekend.

It celebrated the innovative festival and the upcoming season two of the national cable network’s provocative, supernatural thriller, Salem.

The Salem at SXSW celebration was complete with soothsayers, levitating enchantresses, apothecaries and Salem stars.

***Check out our Salem web extras from the set***

Salem is a one-hour drama that re-imagines the infamous 17th century witch trials in colonial Massachusetts.

Salem stars Janet Montgomery (“Made in Jersey,” “Human Target”), Shane West (“Nikita,” “ER”) and Lucy Lawless (“Xena: Warrior Princess,” “Spartacus”) were on hand at the “Salem” SXSW celebration.

We are less than 3 weeks away from season 2. You can watch it Sunday April 5 at 10 p.m.  Find what channel to watch it on here.

Follow Salem on Twitter, YouTube and Instagram @SalemWGNA.  “Like” the series on Facebook at

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