Sleepy Hollow is an American mystery-adventure drama television series that airs on Fox. It is considered a "modern-day retelling" of the 1820 short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving.
In July 2012 it was first reported that a possible modern retake of Irving's story was in production for Fox and in March 2013, the production of the pilot wrapped. . One and a half month later, on May 8, the network announced that the season one of the series would premiere in fall 2013. Filming of the first season began in July 2013.
The pilot episode is filmed in Salisbury, North Carolina, while the rest of the first season is filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Season one deals with Ichabod Crane finding himself taken from his life as captain in the Revolutionary War, to the 21st Century. Waking up in the town of Sleepy Hollow, he joins forces with the local Sheriff's Department, teaming up with lieutenant Abbie Mills, working under captain Frank Irving. Ichabod soon comes to understand that he has been taken from his time by his wife Katrina - a witch now stuck between life and death - in order to prevent the Apocalypse.
- Tom Mison -as- Ichabod Crane
- Nicole Beharie -as- Lieutenant Abbie Mills
- Orlando Jones -as- Captain Frank Irving
- Katia Winter -as- Katrina Crane