Congratulations dinner w/ @JustinBMiles for Ms. Skyler Samuels complete! (She's the lead in an ABC Family Pilot!) #GatesFam

Nellie Andreeva

Skyler Samuels (ABC's The Gates) has landed the lead in ABC Family's pilot Nine Lives, which is based on Alloy's Nine Lives of Chloe King series of 3 young-adult novels by Celia Thomson. The pilot, produced by Alloy Entertainment, centers on Chloe King (Samuels), a teenager with heightened abilities (super speed, agility, hearing…claws) who discovers she’s being pursued by a mysterious figure. UPDATE: Also cast in the pilot are Grey Damon as Brian and Alyssa Diaz as Jasmine. Dan Berendsen penned the script and is executive producing with Alloy's Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo.

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