Sean Patrick Thomas Joins CW’s ‘The Selection’

Sean Patrick ThomasSean Patrick Thomas, who co-starred opposite Julia Stiles in Save the Last Dance, has been cast in “The Selection,” has learned.

We’re told the project is based on a book series by Keira Cass that actually hasn’t come out yet. The pilot is described as an “epic romance set 300 years in the future in which a poor young woman is chosen by lottery to participate in a competition to become the next queen of a war-torn nation at a crossroads.”

Thomas will play a close adviser to the current queen, according to The Hollywood Reporter. His character is described as a master of royal etiquette.

Thomas’ television credits include “Reaper,” “The District,” and most recently, CW’s “Ringer.”