Zachary Abel and Malese Jow to Take Shelter on The CW

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Familiar faces to fans of Make It or Break It and The Vampire Diaries have been cast on one of the The CW's most anticipated pilots.

Zachary Abel and Malese Jow

According to Deadline, Zachary Abel will play the lead on Shelter, an upcoming drama from Mark Schwahn and J.J. Abrams that focuses on life at an historic New England summer resort. The actor is set to portray Mitchell Taylor, a local baseball star-turned-concierge.

Malese Jow, meanwhile, will portray a party girl in town.

Jow joins Trent Ford on the series, who also recurred on The Vampire Diaries as Trevor.

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Anything with Malese Jow is worth watching!


I may check the show out if it makes it past the pilot


Zachary Abel is a terrible actor but I love Malese Jow and Trent Ford so I'm torn. Depends on how the promo looks.


Love Malese Jow! She really gave soul to Anna on VD! But I don't think The Shelter has chance! There are some strong Pilots coming up! Depends how many Pilots will be picked!