It’s been a busy week of cancellations, renewals and new series announcements.
The CW may have shown the door to The Tomorrow People and Star-Crossed, but their demises make may for four new offerings in The Messengers, iZombie, The Flash and Jane the Virgin.
We’ve got official descriptions and first look images for all four shows below.
DETAILS: 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, Sofia Black-D’Elia, Joel Courtney, Jon Fletcher, Diogo Morgado, Craig Frank.
DETAILS: Arrow’s backdoor pilot is now officially a series. The Flash follows the exploits of Barry Allen, a Central City assistant police forensics investigator who arrives in Starling in order to look into a series of unexplained robberies that may have a connection to a tragedy in his past. Through a freak accident, scientist Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) has been given the power of super speed that transforms him into the Fastest Man Alive.
CAST: Grant Gustin, Jesse L. Martin, Rick Cosnett, Danielle Panabaker, Candice Patton, Carlos Valdes, Tom Cavanaugh, John Wesley Shipp, Michelle Harrison and Patrick Sabongui.
DETAILS: 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.
CAST: Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Alexandra Krosney, David Anders, Robert Buckley, Nora Dunn, Ruhul Kohli
JANE THE VIRGIN
DETAILS: Adapted from a Venezuelan telenovela, Jane the Virgin tracks a series of surprising and unforeseen events which cause a hard-working, religious young Latina to be accidentally artificially inseminated.
CAST: Gina Rodriguez, Jaime Camil, Yael Grobglas, Brett Dier, Andrea Navedo, Justin Baldoni, Ivonne Coll and Ryan Devlin.