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Rose McIver to star in iZombie pilot

rosemciverRose McIver has been cast as Liv, the lead character in the pilot for CW’s iZombie. Known for her roles in Once Upon a Time and Masters of Sex, McIver will play a brain-eating med student who can solve murders by absorbing the memories of the victims.

Robert Buckley (One Tree Hill) has already been cast as Liv’s former fiancé, Major, while Malcolm Goodwin (Breakout Kings) is set to co-lead as a police detective named Clive; Alexandra Krosney (Last Man Standing) and David Anders (Alias) will also appear.

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Stake Land to become television series

StakelandJim Mickle and Nick Damici, creators of the film Stake Land, are set to extend the 2010 movie into a television series.

Originally conceived as a web series, Stake Land is set in a post-apocalyptic environment infested with vampires. The television series will beset seven years after the events of the film and introduce more species of vampire into its fictional world. “I’ve got to have enough of a budget to have flying vamps”, says Damici. “It spread to animals, so we’ve got vamp dogs and a vamp bear.”

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