Video Q&A: Lucy Lawless and Janet Montgomery on Season Two of “SALEM”!


Blood, sex, torture, retribution; you name it and you can find it on WGN America’s flagship fright show, SALEM. And considering the drama and devastation offered in SALEM’s first season, it’s only fitting that the series raised the bar for the disturbing and depraved second season. Luckily, when FANGORIA made our way to SALEM earlier this month, we found ourselves face to face with the second season’s warring witches Lucy Lawless and Janet Montgomery, and lived to tell the tale!

By now, FANGORIA fans are familiar with the longtime genre veteran Lucy Lawless, having made a name for herself with series such as XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS, SPARTACUS and BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, and made waves among the horror community by joining the upcoming ASH VS. EVIL DEAD series for Starz. However, Montgomery has her own genre cred, having appeared in THE HILLS RUN RED, DEAD CERT, WRONG TURN 3, BLACK SWAN and BLACK MIRROR: WHITE CHRISTMAS, and recently earned a FANGORIA Chainsaw Nomination for Best Actress following her work in SALEM’s first season. In our video Q&A below, Lawless and Montgomery talk about SALEM’s second season, female empowerment in a witch series and more…

SALEM returns on WGN America on Sunday, April 5th at 10 p.m. EST. You can currently catch up with the first season on Netflix Instant, Amazon Instant and Amazon DVD on-demand. Stay tuned here at FANGORIA.com for more interviews from the set of SALEM!

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Ken W. Hanley
Ken W. Hanley is the Managing Web Editor for FANGORIA and STARLOG, as well as the former Web Editor for Diabolique Magazine and a contributing writer to YouWonCannes.com. He’s a graduate from Montclair State University, where he received an award for Excellence in Screenwriting. He’s currently working on screenplays, his debut novel "THE I IN EVIL", and various other projects, and can be followed on Twitter: @movieguyiguess.
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