Freeform rewrites history with the Motherland: Fort Salem trailer
Freeform has released the first full-length trailer for Motherland: Fort Salem, which pits a group of battle-ready witches as they do battle with the forces of evil on behalf of the United States government. You can check it out in the player below!
Motherland: Fort Salem is set in an alternate version of America where witches have agreed to fight for the United States in exchange for an end to their persecution. The series follows three young women from basic training in combat magic into terrifying and thrilling early deployment. In this world, the traditional roles of gender and power are flipped with women on the front lines to fight looming and terrorist threats that are strikingly familiar to our world, but with supernatural tactics and weapons.
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The series stars Taylor Hickson (Deadly Class) as Raelle, a recruit with major authority issues; Jessica Sutton (The Kissing Booth) as Tally, who joins the fight despite her mother’s passionate disapproval; Amalia Holm (Playground) as Scylla, a suspicious recruit who is not what she appears to be, and Demetria McKinney (The Quad) as Anacostia, a tough but wryly humorous drill sergeant.
Motherland: Fort Salem was created and written by Eliot Laurence (Claws) who will serve as showrunner. Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Kevin Messick serve as executive producers for Gary Sanchez Productions. Maria Maggenti and Steven Adelson — who directed the pilot — will also executive produce with Freeform Studios and Gary Sanchez Productions producing.