'iZombie' casts 'Once Upon a Time's' Rose McIver in lead role

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Rob Thomas has found the lead in the upcoming "iZombie" pilot. Rose McIver, most recently seen on "Once Upon a Time" and  "Masters of Sex," will star as Liv, a medical student who gets tuned into a zombie and take a job with the coroner to give her easy access to brains.

Liv is forced to eat the brains to retain what she can of her humanity, though which each one she gains the memories of the brain's previous owner. She uses that power to solve murder cases, of course.

The news, which comes from THR, is yet another great thing for McIver. She was also recently announced as taking over for Kiernan Shipka in Lifetime's sequel to "Flowers in the Attic." "One Tree Hill" star Robert Buckley has already been cast as her "iZombie" love interest.
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