Joanna Frankel (Lindsay Price) is an insecure news reporter at the “Eastwick Gazette”. Although Joanna finds it difficult to have the things she wants, she ironically exhibits the hypnotic ability to control and manipulate the minds of men. As the show progressed, Joanna also showed signs of telekinetic powers, and she was able to move multiple objects with a simple thought.
Rebecca Romijn as Roxanne Torcoletti
Roxanne “Roxie” Torcoletti (Rebecca Romijn) is a free-spirited sculptress and also the single mother of Mia Torcoletti. As a widow, Roxie is seen as an outcast, largely because many of the Eastwick citizens believe she was responsible for her husband’s death. Throughout the series Roxie exhibits clairvoyant powers, that allow her to envision future events. As the show progressed, Roxie also showed signs of telepathic abilities, and she was able to hear her mother’s inner, secret thoughts.
Jaime Ray Newman as Kat Gardener
Katherine “Kat” Gardener (Jamie Ray Newman) is a level-headed mother of five children, nurse of the Eastwick General Hospital, and wife of Raymond Gardener. Struggling to balance a happy and healthy life and marriage, Kat is often compared with “Mother Nature”. Coincidentally, Kat exhibits the power of elemental control, which allows her to manipulate the elements of air, earth, fire, water, and weather. As the show progressed, Kat also showed signs of healing abilities, as she was able to magically heal the injuries of her hospital patients.
Paul Gross as Daryl Van Horne
Sara Rue as Penny Higgins
Ashley Benson as Mia Torcoletti
Veronica Cartwright was part of the cast of the 1987 movie.
While the 1984 novel was written by John Updike, Eastwick TV series was conceived by Maggie Friedman, who wanted to create a show about female empowerment and a show that is magical but also real.
The Witches of Eastwick (1987) is a comedy-fantasy film directed by George Miller, starring Jack Nicholson, Cher, Michelle Pfeiffer and Susan Sarandon.