Rob Lane has been hired to score the upcoming Sky drama A Discovery of Witches. The show¬†starring Teresa Palmer and Matthew Goode is based on Deborah Harkness‚Äô historical fantasy novel of the same title and revolves around a young scholar at Oxford and a descendant of the Salem witches, who accidentally unlocks an enchanted manuscript and enters a forbidden romance with a charming 1,500-year-old vampire. Kate Brooke (Mr Selfridge) serves as the showrunner and is executive producing the project with Harkness and Bad Wolf‚Äôs Jane Tranter (The Night Of) & Julie Gardner (Doctor Who, Da Vinci’s Demons). Juan Carlos Medina (The Limehouse Golem) is directing the first episodes. A Discovery of Witches is set to premiere in the UK in 2018 on Sky.

Lane (John Adams, Merlin, Atlantis, The Damned United, Beowulf) also has the British feature drama Winterlong coming up. The film written and directed by David Jackson and starring Francis Magee, Harper Jackson, Carole Weyers & Doon Mackichan is expected to premiere next year.