CW is starting to promote their planned quirky horror dramedy, iZombie, with photos and this new poster featuring stars Rose McIver as zombie/psychic/morgue assistant Liv, Malcolm Goodwin as Clive Babinaux and Ruhul Kohli as Dr Ravi Chakrabarti. The series is produced by Veronica Mars creators and producers Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright based on the Vertigo Comics series of the same name.
Considering the show is a Fall replacement and won't debut until late in the season CW probably didn't want the hype surrounding other comic book-based shows like Constantine, Gotham and Flash to completely overshadow the fact that their show is also coming. Although, it is not as anticipated as those other ones but the premise is quirky enough to give it a chance among the younger demo the CW craves.
The medical student turned zombie eats the brains of the newly dead from her job at the morgue and in the process acquires the victims' memories allowing her to help solve the mystery of their deaths. The premise is a great foundation and without an official trailer out yet it's hard to determine the execution of what could potentially be an undead version of Mars.
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If you'd rather read the collected volume of iZombie by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred to get familiar with the characters (even though the show will stray from its source) you can order a discounted paperback HERE.