New ‘Salem’ Trailer: Shane West, a Witch-Hunt, and a Creepy Wolf-Head-Type Creature (Video)

New series premieres April 20

Life’s a witch and then some people die in the first trailer for “Salem,” the first scripted series from WGN America.

The series, which stars “E.R.” alum Shane West, explores what really fueled Salem’s infamous witch trials and uncovers the dark, supernatural truth behind them.

See video: ‘Salem’ Teaser: Branding and Hanging and Witch-Dunking, Oh My!

It also, apparently, explores just how creepy a bloody-armed dude wearing a wolf’s head can be.

“Salem” premieres April 20 on WGN America. Catch a spooky taste in the video below: