HBO inks deal for Salem witch trials drama

The Salem witch trials are the subject of a new HBO drama from “Weeds” and “Orange Is the New Black” creator Jenji Kohan. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kohan will executive produce the untitled project focused on the frenzy surrounding the prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in Colonial Massachusetts. Kohan will write the script with Bruce Miller and Tracy Miller. No word whether it will be shot in Salem.

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