AMC+ and Sundance Now have released the trailer for Sanctuary: A Witch’s Tale, a seven-part drama series. The series is based on the novel by V.V. James and written by Debbie Horsfield. The original series by Sundance Now will premiere with a two-episode debut on Thursday, January 4, exclusively on AMC+ and Sundance Now. New episodes will air weekly. The series will be available on applicable platforms in the U.S. and Canada.
The series takes place in the idyllic English town of Sanctuary, where witches have lived peacefully as valued members of society until now after a local teen rugby star, Dan Whithall dies tragically in an apparent accident, his death exposes a terrifying undercurrent of suspicion and fear towards Sarah Fenn, Sanctuary’s resident witch, who the town relies on when conventional remedies have failed and her teenage daughter, Harper. Mother of the deceased, Abigail, once Sarah’s closest friend, is wracked with grief, and to avenge her son’s death, launches a modern-day witch-hunt to get “justice,” no matter what the cost.
Sanctuary: A Witch’s Tale features Cassidy, Doupe, and de Bhrun in lead roles alongside Stephanie Levi-John, Valerie O’Connor, Kelly Campbell, and Stephen Lord. The show is produced by Monumental Television, known for their work on Mrs Sidhu Investigates and Harlots. Lisa Mulcahy and Justin Molotnikov serve as directors for the series.
You can watch the official trailer for Sanctuary: A Witch’s Tale below.