The CW Cancels 'Carrie Diaries,' 'Tomorrow People,' & 'Star-Crossed,' Picks Up 'The Flash' & 'iZombie
Good news – we have a slew of brand new shows coming to us this fall! Bad news is The CW just canceled three of our favorites!
As for which shows will be introduced, the Arrow spin-off The Flash, Rob Thomas‘ iZombie, apocalyptic drama The Messengers, and dramedy Jane the Virgin have all been given the green light. The highly-anticipated Supernatural spin-off Bloodlines was passed on.
Meanwhile, fan favorites Beauty and the Beast and Hart of Dixie have each been picked up for another season.
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Click inside for official descriptions of the new shows that were just picked up…
THE FLASH: Based upon characters published by DC Comics. Through a freak accident, scientist Barry Allen is given the power of super speed that transforms him into the Fastest Man Alive. Cast: Grant Gustin (Barry Allen); Jesse L. Martin (Det. West); Tom Cavanaugh (Harrison Wells).
ZOMBIE: A med student-turned-zombie takes a job in the coroner’s office to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat to maintain her humanity, but with each brain she consumes, she inherits the corpse’s memories. With the help of her medical examiner boss and a police detective, she solves homicide cases in order to quiet the disturbing voices in her head. Based on the characters created by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred, and published by DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint. Cast: Rose McIver (Liv).
JANE THE VIRGIN: Adapted from the successful Venezuelan telenovela. A series of surprising and unforeseen events causes a hard-working, religious young Latina woman to be accidentally artificially inseminated. Gina Rodriguez (Jane); Justin Baldoni (Rafael).
THE MESSENGERS: When a mysterious object crashes down to earth, a group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they have been deemed responsible for preventing the impending Apocalypse. Cast: Shantel VanSanten (Vera); Diogo Morgado (The Man).