WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! So happy for our girl, Ashley has just nabbed a lead role in the pilot, Salem from WGN! Here’s the details from Deadline Hollywood.
Ashley Madekwe, who just wrapped a two-year stint on ABC’s Revenge, has been cast in Salem, WGN America’s first scripted series, from Brannon Braga, Adam Simon and Fox21. Set in the volatile world of 17th century Massachusetts, it explores what really fueled the town’s infamous witch trials. Madekwe, repped by Silver Lining Entertainment, Gersh and UK’s Gordon & French, will play Tituba, Salem’s most powerful witch Mary Sibley’s exotic and mysterious right hand and helper who hasn’t aged in the ten years she has been apart from her master.