Deadline is reporting the CW has cast it’s lead in the upcoming drama pilot The Selection with Yael Grobglas. Grobglas takes on the role that Aimee Teegarden was cast in during last year’s pilot season which did not result in a series pickup. The Selection is based on the YA novel by Kiera Cass.
Set 300 years in the future, The Selection is an epic romance centering on America Singer (Grobglas), a working class young woman chosen by lottery to participate in a competition with 25 other women for the Royal Prince’s hand to become the nation’s next queen. Warner Bros. TV is producing the pilot, written by Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain based on Kiera Cass’ book.