iZombie Stars Preview Brain-Eating, Genre-Busting New Series

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The CW is about to enter the world of the undead.

iZombie kicks off its wildly-anticipated run tonight, as Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas returns to the small screen with a unique twist on this ever-popular genre.

Rose McIver stars as Liv, a young woman who gets turned into a zombie at a party, derailing her perfect life and leading her to a job at the coroner's office where she cam munch on brains in peace and incognito.

We chatted with McIver about this fun role while visiting the show's Vancouver set:

We also talked to Malcolm Goodwin, who portrays homicide detective Clive Babineaux, a man Liv ends up helping to solve cases because she takes on the memories of those she consumes:

Rahul Kohli plays Liv's boss, Dr. Ravi Chakrabarti:

And Robert Buckley is back on The CW as Major Lilywhite:

iZombie Season 1 airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on The CW. 

Jim Halterman is the West Coast Editor of TV Fanatic and the owner of JimHalterman.com. Follow him on Twitter.

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iZombie Season 1 Episode 1 Quotes

I have so many questions. First, why the hot sauce? Is that a zombie thing?

Ravi

I don't have post-traumatic stress. I have post-traumatic ennui. Post-traumatic defeatism. Post-traumatic 'what's the point?'

Liv