Another huge new casting decision has been made for the book-to-small screen adaptation of Kiera Cass' The Selection.
Chosen for the coveted leading role, America Singer, is relative newcomer and Israeli actress Yael Grobglas according to Deadline. Grobglas reportedly only had two weeks to audition for the role due to theatrical commitments in her native country, and still she was able to nab the biggest role in the show.
Grobglas takes over the role which was previously played by Aimee Teegarden in The CW's first pilot effort for The Selection.
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 nation’s 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."
Book two of the series, The Elite, will hit shelves on April 23.