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CW Pilots 2013

Every 2013 CW pilot

(Latest update: Kelly Hu joins "The Hundred.")

Here is the full list of the CW pilots in contention to become series. Network executives will decide in the spring what shows to order to series.

What do you think looks good? What looks bad? And what do you think the CW will order to series?

See also: Every 2013 Network Pilot

Tell us what you think in the comments, and check back regularly for additions and updates we'll post in bold.

DRAMAS

BLINK (CBS Television Studios, Timberman-Beverly Prods.)

Writer: Vera Herbert

Producers: David Marshall Grant, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly

Logline: Warm, quirky, humorous drama about a family whose lives are forever changed, for better and worse, when the patriarch has a car accident resulting in a coma-like syndrome where he cannot speak or move, but can see and hear all. His narration and fantasy sequences emanating from his mind provide context and a wry counterpoint to the stories and conflicts of the family and his own situation.

Cast:

Madeline Carroll
Michael Weston
Johnny Simmons

COMPANY TOWN (CBS Television Studios)

Writer: Sera Gamble 

Producers: Sera Gamble, Taylor Hackford, Bill Haber

Director: Taylor Hackford

Logline: A scandal at a Naval base in Virginia touches the lives of both civilians and military personnel in the area, launching us into a multigenerational, multi-class, family and relationship series centered around two early 20-something women who grew up together, were once best friends, but now are on opposite sides of the Townie/Military divide.

Cast:

Maya Kazan
Gage Golightly
Merle Dandridge
Arjun Gupta
Dondre Whitfield

THE HUNDRED (Warner Bros. Television, Alloy Entertainment

Writer: Jason Rothenberg

Producers: Jason Rothenberg, Leslie Morgenstein, Gina Girolamo

Director: Bharat Nalluri

Logline: 97 years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization, a spaceship housing the lone human survivors sends 100 juvenile delinquents back to Earth to investigate the possibility of re-colonizing the planet. Based upon the forthcoming "The Hundred" book series (initial two-book order), written by Kass Morgan and published by Little, Brown.

Cast:

Henry Ian Cusick
Eli Goree
Bob Morley
Eliza Taylor as "Clarke"
Isaiah Washington as "Chancellor Jaha"
Kelly Hu as "Cece"
 

THE ORIGINALS (Julie Plec and Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios)

Writer: Julie Plec

Producers: Julie Plec, Leslie Morgenstern, Gina Girolamo

Logline: The upcoming "Vampire Diaries" episode airing April 25 would serve to set-up a potential new series in consideration for next season centering on the Original family, as Klaus returns to the supernatural melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans — a town he helped build centuries ago — and is reunited with his diabolical former protégé, Marcel. Elijah, intent on helping his self-destructive brother find redemption, must side with Marcel's enemies in order to keep Klaus in line.

Cast:

Joseph Morgan
Daniel Gilles
Charles Michael Davis
Phoebe Tonkin
Daniella Pineda
Danielle Campbell
Claire Holt
Leah Pipes
 

OXYGEN (CBS Television Studios, Ole Productios, Isla de Babel SL, 360 Powwow LLC)

Writer: Meredith Averill

Producers: Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec, Scott Rosenberg, Richard Shepard, Bryan Furst, Sean Furst, Daniel Gutman, Meredith Averill

Director: Gary Fleder

Logline: Passion and politics threaten the peace and an epic romance ignites between a human girl and an alien boy when he and eight others of his kind (The Orion 9) are integrated into a suburban high school ten years after they and hundreds of others landed on Earth and were immediately consigned to an internment camp where they've been imprisoned ever since.

Cast:

Aimee Teagarden
Titus Makin, Jr
Malese Jow
Grey Damon

REIGN (CBS Television Studios)

Writers: Stephanie Sengupta, Laurie McCarthy

Producers: Stephanie Sengupta, Laurie McCarthy

Director: Brad Silberling

Logline: The previously unknown and untold story of Mary Queen of Scots' rise to power when she arrives in France as a 15-year-old, betrothed to Prince Francis, and with her three best friends as ladies-in-waiting. The secret history of survival at French Court, amidst fierce foes, dark forces, and a world of sexual intrigue.

Cast:

Adelaide Kane
Toby Regbo

THE SELECTION (Warner Bros. Television)

Writers:  Elizabeth Craft, Sarah Fain

Producers: Elizabeth Craft, Sarah Fain

Director: Alex Graves

Logline: Set 300 years in the future, an epic romance centering on a working class young woman chosen by lottery to participate in a competition with 25 other women for the Royal Prince's hand to become the nationís next queen. Balancing her loyalty to family, true love, and kingdom, she must attempt to remain true to herself as she navigates the cutthroat competition and palace intrigue, all while a budding rebellion threatens to topple the crown. Based on the book by Kiera Cass.

Cast:

Yael Grobglas
Peta Sergeant
Lucien Laviscount as "Aspen Leger"
Sarah Winter as "Ashley Brovillette"
Louise Lombard as "Queen Amberly"

THE TOMORROW PEOPLE (Berlanti Productions, FremantleMedia in association with Warner Bros.Television)

Writer: Phil Klemmer

Producers: Gerg Berlanti, Julie Plec, Phil Klemmer

Logline: Based on the original UK series, "The Tomorrow People" is the story of several young people from around the world who represent the next stage in human evolution, possessing special powers, including the ability to teleport and communicate with each other telepathically. Together, they work to defeat the forces of evil.

Cast:

Mark Pellegrino
Luke Mitchell
Peyton List
Robbie Amell