The first trailer for upcoming Sky fantasy drama A Discovery of Witches. However, war is brewing in the first clip of the Matthew Goode and Teresa Palmer-fronted epic.
Matthew Goode stars as vampire Matthew Clairmont, and Teresa Palmer plays heroine Diana Bishop in the series, which is produced by Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner’s Bad Wolf. It will air on Sky later this year.
Discovery Of Witches is the first instalment of Harkness’ All Souls Trilogy, which has sold more than 3.5M copies worldwide. Originally published in 2011, Discovery is the story of Diana, a young scholar at Oxford who is a descendant of the Salem witches. When she accidentally unlocks an enchanted manuscript, she is compelled to embrace the magic in her blood and enters a forbidden romance with charming 1,500-year-old vampire Matthew. The second All Souls novel, Shadow Of Night, was published in 2012 followed by The Book Of Life in 2014.