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Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina Trailer: Sabrina Spellman Has Something To Say

Half witch, half mortal, all badass. 

Netflix released the first full-length trailer for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina on Wednesday, giving fans the best look yet into the dark and mysterious town of Greendale. 

The footage opens on a shot of the Spellman Mortuary, the home where the "half-breed" Sabrina Spellman (Mad Men's Kiernan Shipka) lives with her aunts Hilda and Zelda (Lucy Davis and Miranda Otto, respectively) and rebellious warlock cousin Ambrose (Chance Perdomo). Sabrina giggles as her boyfriend, the charming but doofy Harvey Kinkle (My Friend Dahmer star Ross Lynch), fake-chases her down the path to her front steps. They share a sweet kiss and Sabrina uses her supernatural powers to flick on a few lights before breaking into a hip-shaking, leg-kicking dance. Then, the young witch gets real and explains her story. 

"In the town of Greendale, where it always feels like Halloween, there lived a girl who was half witch, half mortal, who, on her 16th birthday, would have to choose between two worlds: the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends," Shipka's Sabrina says in the trailer, set to "Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen" by Neil Sedaka. "And that girl is me."

After showing off cutesy footage of Sabrina smiling and laughing with her Baxter High friends and blowing out candles on a Halloween-themed birthday cake, the trailer takes a grim turn to tease the difficult choice Sabrina must make: Either dive into the universe ruled by the High Priest of the Church of Night Father Blackwood (Richard Coyle), embrace her darkness, and become the fourth member of the Weird Sisters witch tribe, or reject the magical part of her identity and stick to passing as a typical teenager. 

Though the trailer includes a clip of Sabrina insisting she "can't do this" just before she's about to enter a blood oath with Father Blackwood and become a Bride of Satan, there's no telling what the witch might end up doing. The only thing we know for certain is that Sabrina will let the world know that if you mess with her, you'll have hell to pay. "My name is Sabrina Spellman and I will not sign it away," she declares. 

Overall, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, which adapts the Archie Comics series of the same name, looks like a solid addition to Netflix's slate of original programming. Shipka is bound to shine in her role as Sabrina, Davis and Otto's ever-bickering Hilda and Zelda are sure to provide some comic relief, and the ensemble cast will likely move the spooky story along splendidly. People are pumped for the series as well, suggesting that once Chilling Adventures of Sabrina hits Netflix on October 26, it'll already have a huge fanbase behind it.