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Ethan Peck, Gregory Peck's Grandson, Heads To 'The Selection' And More TV Casting News

Ethan Peck

Posted: 02/26/2012 7:26 pm

Gregory Peck's grandson is heading to The CW.

Ethan Peck, who previously starred on ABC Family's "10 Things I Hate About You" adapatation, will star in "The Selection," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The "Hunger Games"-esque drama is set 300 years in the future and is based on an upcoming book franchise by Kiera Cass.

The show will focus on America, a poor young woman who is chosen by lottery to compete to marry a prince (Peck). "Friday Night Lights" alum Aimee Teegarden was recently revealed to be "The Selection's" leading lady.

In more TV casting news ...

Bryan Greenberg is heading to CBS to fall in love. The former star of HBO's "How to Make It in America" landed the male lead opposite JoAnna Garcia in the pilot from Greg Berlanti and Greg Malins. Greenberg will play womanizer Nick, who realizes his longtime best female friend, Wendy, is "the one" due to some unfortunate health circumstances. Of course, unfortunately for Nick, Wendy is engaged. Former "Heroes" star Greg Grunberg will co-star in the romantic comedy as Wendy's brother Charlie. [TV Guide]

Former "Joan of Arcadia" star Elaine Hendrix has joined "American Judy." In the Judy Greer-fronted ABC comedy, Hendrix will play the town sheriff ex-wife of Greer's character's husband. [TVLine]

Tracy Spiradakos has been cast in NBC's "Revolution." The "Being Human" star has earned a part in the drama that's executive produced by J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burkfrom and written by the creator of "Supernatural." "Revolution" follows the struggle of a world where all forms of energy have mysteriously disappeared. [TVLine]

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