Montgomery, who starred in last year’s short-lived CBS drama “Made in Jersey,” will play a ruthless and vulnerable wife of a wealthy man in the drama revolving around the Salem witch trials of the 17th century. drama vet Xander Berkeley (“24,” “CSI”) has also been cast in a supporting role.
“Salem” was created by Brannon Braga and Adam Simon, who exec produce for Fox 21 with Prospect Park’s Josh Barry and Jeff Kwatinetz. WGN America fast-tracked the project with a straight-to-series order as it looks to branch out into original drama fare next year.
Montgomery is repped by UTA and Anonymous Content.