' and 'PROM' star Aimee Teegarden
has landed a new gig on a 'Hunger Games
'-like show called 'The Selection,' which will air on The CW.
According to The Hollywood Reporter
, 22-year-old actress will "play a poor young woman who is chosen by lottery to participate in a competition to become the next queen of a war-torn nation at a crossroads."
The drama is based on the forthcoming book by Kiera Cass, which will be released on April 24 (that means you still have time to read the book before the show premieres). The futuristic love story will be written and produced by Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain, who developed 'The Vampire Diaries.'
Are you excited to see Aimee in this new role? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.