|EW's first look at Shane West as 'John Alden'|
Created by Brannon Braga and Adam Simon, the show is set in 17th century Massachusetts, and attempts to discover the truth behind the infamous Witch Trials.
"Salem" stars Janet Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel, Ashley Madekwe, Tamzin Merchant, and Elise Eberle. EW has provided an exclusive look at Shane West, who plays John Alden, who is described as a “hardened war veteran." Alden is also the onetime love interest of Montgomery’s Mary Sibley, Salem's “powerful enchantress.”
|Ashley Madekwe as the witch's accomplice|
We also get a first look at Ashley Madekwe, who stars as the powerful witch’s accomplice. Are you burning to get a better look? Check out the series' promo trailer, below.