CW Orders Apocalyptic Drama Pilot From ‘Clash of the Titans’ Producer

CW Orders Apocalyptic Drama Pilot From 'Clash of the Titans' Producer

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“The Messengers” is executive produced by Basil Iwanyk

The CW is eyeing another apocalyptic drama with its pilot order for “The Messengers.”

The project follows a group of seemingly unconnected strangers when a mysterious object crashes down to earth kills them with an energy pulse. But, They later awaken to learn that they have been deemed responsible for preventing the impending Apocalypse.

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Executive produced by feature film producer Basil Iwanyk (“The Clash of the Titans,” “The Expendables”), “The Messengers” will be written and co-executive produced by Eoghan O'Donnell (“Teen Wolf”) for CBS TV Studios.

Thunder Road's Kent Kubena and Industry Entertainment's Ava Jamshidi are also co-executive-producing.

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“The Messengers” goes into contention for a series pickup against five other drama pilots at CW: “The Flash,” “Supernatural: Tribes,” “Jane the Virgin,” “Identity” and “iZombie.”