'Friday Night Lights' star selected for The CW's 'Selection' pilot
Aimee Teegarden will lead the 'Hunger Games'-esque pilot
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Based on the yet-to-be-released series of young adults books by Kiera Cass, "The Selection" focuses on a dystopic society 300 years in the future, in which 35 young women compete for the chance to literally marry a prince.
According to TVLine.com
, Teegarden will play the lead role in "The Selection," a character who may or may not be named "America Singer" and who may or may not already be in love with a boy named Aspen.
The first "Selection" book will hit shelves on April 24. Here's the full plot synopsis
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The "Selection" pilot is being scripted by Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain.
Teegarden is best known for her five-season run as Julie Taylor on "Friday Night Lights." Her feature credits include a lead role in "Prom" and a cameo in "Scream 4."