WGN America is taking its three breakout shows – Salem, Outsiders and Underground – to the 2016 Savannah Film Festival.
During the festival, the network will unveil exclusive first looks/extended looks of the three shows and host panels featuring the shows’ casts and creative team members.
The 2016 Savannah Film Festival runs from October 22nd to October 29th. Read on for the list of panels and participants.
WGN AMERICA PRESENTS BREAKOUT HIT SERIES ‘SALEM,’ ‘OUTSIDERS’ AND ‘UNDERGROUND’ AT THE 2016 SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL, OCTOBER 22-29
Los Angeles, October 17, 2016 – In celebration of the upcoming premieres of WGN America’s breakout original series, the network will unveil exclusive first looks and extended sneak peeks of “Salem,” “Outsiders” and “Underground” at the 2016 Savannah Film Festival, October 22-29. All-star panel discussions will be presented featuring a lineup of series’ stars and creative team members, including: Shane West, Elise Eberle, Joe Doyle, Brannon Braga, Adam Simon Amirah Vann, Aisha Hinds, Anthony Hemingway, Karyn Wagner, Meghan Rogers, Kevin McKnight, Christina Jackson, Peter Mattei, Peter Tolan and Michael Wimer.
Descriptions of panel sessions follow:
WGN America’s “Underground” – Sunday, October 23 at 2pm – Gutstein Gallery
Savannah Film Festival attendees will get an exclusive first look at season two of WGN America’s critically acclaimed hit series “Underground.” Scenes from the trailblazing Underground Railroad thriller, filmed on location in Savannah, will be unveiled, offering a sneak peek at how the epic journey continues. The panel will include a discussion and audience Q&A with the cast members Amirah Vann and Aisha Hinds, executive producer and director Anthony Hemingway, production designer Meghan Rogers, costume designer Karyn Wagner and director of photography Kevin McKnight. Produced by Sony Pictures Television, season two of “Underground” will premiere in early 2017.
WGN America’s “Outsiders” – Wednesday, October 26 at 4pm – Gutstein Gallery
GedGedYah! WGN America presents an exclusive first look at the second season of its gripping Appalachian drama series, “Outsiders.” Glimpse inside the creative process and world of the mysterious Farrell clan with a panel discussion and audience Q&A with cast member Christina Jackson, creator and executive producer Peter Mattei and executive producers Peter Tolan and Michael Wimer. Produced by Sony Pictures Television, season two of “Outsiders” will premiere Tuesday, January 24 on WGN America.
WGN America’s “Salem” – Friday, October 28 at 2pm – SCAD Museum of ART
Join the star-studded cast and producers as they continue their bloody, sexy and fantastical reimagining of colonial America in the season three premiere screening of “Salem” at the Savannah Film Festival. The upcoming season of the spellbinding supernatural drama, produced by Fox 21 Television Studios, is set to debut Halloween week, Wednesday, November 2 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) on WGN America. Q&A with actors Shane West, Elise Eberle, Joe Doyle and co-creator and executive producer Brannon Braga and co-creator and executive producer Adam Simon following the screening.