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Ethan Peck has been cast in the CW pilot The Selection, Deadline reports.

Set 300 years in the future, the project is about a young woman named America (Friday Nights Lights alum Aimee Teegarden) who is chosen via lottery to participate in a competition to find the next queen. Peck will play Prince Maxon, whom America is reluctantly vying to marry.

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Peck, who is the grandson of famous actor Gregory Peck, previously appeared on the ABC Family series 10 Things I Hate About You and CW's Gossip Girl.