Signal Mountain native stars in new 'Witches of East End' series
Rachel Boston has come a long way from children's musicals at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church and theater productions at Girls Preparatory School.
The Signal Mountain native and former 1999 Miss Tennessee Teen USA took her love of the spotlight all the way to New York City and then Los Angeles, securing a place for herself in Hollywood through guest appearances on TV shows such as "Grey's Anatomy," "ER" and "The Closer" and in movies such as "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" and Golden Globe-nominated "500 Days of Summer."
All that has led to a new starring role in the Lifetime drama "Witches of East End," which debuts Sunday at 10 p.m. It's inspired by Melissa de la Cruz's best-selling novel of the same name. Boston plays Ingrid Beauchamp and she says the show centers on her and her sister (played by Jenna Dewan-Tatum) who are witches but don't know it.
"Our mom (Julia Ormond) casts a spell on us so we don't actually know we have supernatural powers, but through a series of events, she has to tell us that we are indeed the next generation of powerful witches and we must step into our powers to fulfill our destiny," says Boston.
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