As reported by DeadlineZawe Ashton and Karen Gillan are among the new series regulars to the cast of The Devil You Know, the HBO project written by Orange Is The New Black creator Jenji Kohan, whose pilot will be directed by Gus Van Sant.

Ever Carradine, Damien Molony, Julian Rhind Tutt, Matthew James Thomas, Nigel Lindsay, Ewen Bremner, Hannah Nordberg and Naian Gonzalez Norvind will also join the cast, with Will Pullen, Kate Nash and Seana Kofoed tapped as recurring.

The pilot already stars Eddie Izzard, Nadia Alexander and Ismenia Mendes, and will explore the circumstances around one of the most compelling chapters in American history — the infamous Salem Witch Trials in 17th century New England, where intolerance and repression set neighbor against neighbor and led a town to mass hysteria.

“hey, did you know...”: hannibal edition

in the vein of: “hey, did you know that…”

gillian anderson is bisexual and was a london punk in the 80s?

raul esparza is bisexual and a broadway bad-ass motherfucker?

eddie izzard is an executive transvestite who plans to run for mayor of london?

i give you: “hey, did you know that…”

richard armitage was a professional dancer/choreographer and was in a west end production of cats?

Boychoir: Starring Academy Award® winner Dustin Hoffman and directed by François Girard, director of Academy Award® winning The Red Violin, Boychoir shows that there is brilliance in everyone if only they’re given the chance to shine. A recently orphaned 12-year-old boy is sent to a boarding school, where he struggles to join an elite group of world-class singers. No one expects this rebellious loner to excel, least of all the school’s relentlessly tough conductor, who is forced into a battle of wills to bring out the boy’s extraordinary musical gift.