The CW Greenlights The Tomorrow People, Three Other New DramasMatt Richenthal at .
This is Julie Plec's world. The rest of us just live in it.
With The Vampire Diaries already on the air and The Originals picked up for the 2013-2014 schedule, The CW has now given the greenlight to The Tomorrow People, another project from this uber producer.
Adapted from a 1970s British series, the drama is akin to Heroes and Alphas, following around a group of gifted young people with unique powers. It will star Peyton List, Robbie Amell and Mark Pellegrino among others.
The CW also ordered the following shows to series - and will present its official 2013-2014 scheduled on May 16:
CAST: Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley, Eli Goree, Henry Ian Cusick, Marie Avgeropoulos, Paige Turco, Isaiah Washington, Kelly Hu, Thomas McDonell, Christopher Larkin
SYNOPSIS: Based on upcoming Alloy books written by Kass Morgan, the project is set 97 years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization. A spaceship housing the lone human survivors sends 100 juvenile delinquents back to Earth to investigate the possibility of re-colonizing the planet.
CAST: Adelaide Kane, Toby Regbo, Celina Sinden, Jenessa Grant, Megan Follows, Anna Popplewell, Rossif Sutherland
SYNOPSIS: Tale of Mary Queen of Scots and her rise to power when she arrives in France as a 15-year-old, betrothed to Prince Francis, and with her three best friends as ladies-in-waiting. The secret history of survival at French Court amidst fierce foes, dark forces, and a world of sexual intrigue.
CAST: Aimee Teegarden, Matt Lanter, Malese Jow, Titus Makin Jr., Grey Damon, Natalie Hall, Chelsea Gilligan, Greg Finley
SYNOPSIS: Story of an epic romance between a human girl and an alien boy when he and eight others of his species are integrated into a suburban high school ten 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.
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