As you may recall, The CW originally greenlit a pilot for “The Selection” last January, casting Aimee Teegarden, Ethan Peck and William Moseley in lead roles. But when the network’s pick-up order came in May, the dystopian drama was nowhere to be found. Kiera took to her blog last fall to let fans know that the pilot was being re-shot with Aimee still in the lead role (though Ethan’s and Williams’ fates were less clear).
While the new report doesn’t answer any of our casting questions, CW president Mark Pedowitz did say the script is “very well done.”
For the uninitiated, “The Selection” centers around 17-year-old America Singer, who finds herself in a “Bachelor”-style competition for the heart of royal hottie Prince Maxon. Which would be all fine and good if she didn’t have a cutie named Aspen waiting for her at home. Long live the love triangle!
With so little known about the pilot, be sure to stick close to Hollywood Crush for all the developments!
UPDATE: According to Entertainment Weekly, Aimee is no longer attached.
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