The grandson of one of the legends of Hollywood will star in a television project, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Ethan Peck, the grandson of Oscar winner Gregory Peck, will star opposite Aimee Teegarden of “Friday Night Lights” in the CW pilot “The Selection.”
The futuristic drama project, described as similar to “Hunger Games,” is based on an upcoming book series by Kiera Cass. “The Vampire Diaries’” Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Finn will exec produce the pilot for Warner Bros. Television, the story reports.
Ethan Peck, 25, previously had a recurring role on ABC Family’s "10 Things I Hate About You."
His grandfather, Gregory Peck, won an Oscar for “To Kill a Mockingbird” in 1963, and also received the Motion Picture Academy’s Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. He was nominated four other times for best actor, for “Twelve O’Clock High” (1949), “Gentleman’s Agreement” (1947), “The Yearling” (1946) and “The Keys of the Kingdom” (1944).