Among the new series joining The CW's Fall 2013 line-up is Reign, a period drama about Mary Stuart, the woman who would eventually go on to be known as Mary, Queen of Scots. The clip above gives us a look at the re-introduction of a young queen and her betrothed, Francis, a prince who may not be quite ready to settle down and get married. But the two seem to have some chemistry the moment they set eyes on one another. Others don't seem nearly as keen on this relationship, however.
Reign comes from Stephanie SenGupta, Laurie McCarthy, Frank Siracusa and Brad Silberling, and stars Adelaide Kane as Mary, with Toby Regbo playing Prince Francis. Here's the CW's full description for the series.
A period drama seems a step outside of the CW's usual programming, but that doesn't mean it can't work for the network. Historical fantasies have worked out pretty well for other networks, so we'll have to wait and see how this one strikes the typically younger demo that The CW targets. What's evident from the clip is that this is the start of a romance, and that always sells well, no matter the dress or vernacular. Plus, it looks exciting…
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