A new period drama is coming to the CW this Autumn.

This latest drama created by Laurie McCarthy (Ghost Whisperer) tells the tragic story of Mary Queen of Scots and her brief encounter with the throne. The series starts with Mary’s arrival at the French court age 15 to meet her betrothed, Prince Francis. With her three best friends as ladies-in-waiting she faces the trials of the world of manipulative and enemies at court.

Trevor Morris composed the score (The Tudors, The Borgias and Vikings) and will return to the series next year for the second season.

Reign is set to premier in the US on October 17, a UK release date is yet to be decided.

Watch the trailer below:

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