Pilot Scoop: Revenge Actor Robbie Amell Is One of The CW's Tomorrow People

robbieAnother Amell is heading to The CW, care of Greg Berlanti.

Revenge alum Robbie Amell, cousin of Arrow‘s Stephen Amell, has landed one of the lead roles in The Tomorrow People, the CW drama pilot from Arrow boss Berlanti and Vampire Diaries EP Julie Plec.

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The superhero drama, adapted from the 1970s UK series, follows several young people from around the world who represent the next stage in human evolution. Each of them posses special powers, including the ability to teleport and communicate with each other telepathically. Together, they fight evil.

Amell will play a character (coincidentally) named Stephen, a tormented young man who longs to be normal and is relieved when he learns that he’s not crazy, but rather part of a group of genetically superior Tomorrow People.

The cast also includes Peyton List (Mad Men), Australian actor Luke Mitchell (Home and Away).

Amell, whose credits also include Pretty Little Liars, Alcatraz and True Jackson, VP, is currently recurring on NBC’s 1600 Penn as Becca’s endearingly dim baby daddy D.B.