Hitting the small screen on March 17th on the CW is iZombie, a television show about a medical resident who has become the type of person who enjoys eating brains, a zombie. The show is based on the 2010 Vertigo comic, iZombie, by Chris Roberson and Mike Allred. In the newest trailer for the show, Rose Mclver stars as Olivia "Liz" Moore, who has to eat brains to help solve some deaths in the Seattle coroner's office.
The synopsis for the show is as follows:
Olivia “Liv” Moore (Rose McIver, “Masters of Sex,” “Once Upon a Time”) was a disciplined, over-achieving medical resident who had her life path completely mapped out…until she is turned into a zombie. Now stuck somewhere between half-alive and undead, Liv loses her drive and ambition. She breaks off her engagement with charming soul mate Major (Robert Buckley, “One Tree Hill”), fearful of infecting him with her condition. Liv transfers her medical residency to the city morgue in order to access the only form of sustenance left available to her – the only thing that allows her to maintain her humanity – brains. There are side effects to Liv’s new diet: With each brain Liv consumes, she experiences “visions” – flashes of the corpse’s memories – which often provide clues as to how they were killed. Her boss, the brilliant but eccentric Dr. Ravi Chakrabarti (Rahul Kohli), encourages her to embrace this gift and to work with unproven homicide detective, Clive Babineaux, (Malcolm Goodwin, “True Blood”), to help solve these murders. In doing so, Liv finds a measure of peace, and a new sense of purpose in what her “life” has now become. David Anders also stars.
iZombie debuts on the CW on Tuesday, March 17th.