Matt Lanter (90210) Cast as Lead in CW Pilot ‘Oxygen’

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90210‘s Matt Lanter has been cast as the lead opposite Aimee Teegarden in the CW‘s pilot Oxygen according to THR.

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Oxygen revolves around the romance that ignites between Emery, a human girl (Friday Night Lights‘ Aimee Teegarden) and Roman, an alien boy, when he and eight others of his kind (The Orion 9) are integrated into a suburban high school 10 years after they and hundreds of others landed on Earth and were immediately consigned to an internment camp where they’ve been imprisoned ever since.

Lanter will play Roman, the member of the Orion 9 integrated into a suburban high school who falls in love with Emery after he befriends her while escaping authorities 10 years prior.