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Aly Michalka Cast as 'iZombie' BFF

August 7, 2014 (7:49 am) GMT
The 'Hellcats' alumna joins the upcoming CW drama in a recurring role of Peyton, which was portrayed by Alexandra Krosney in the pilot.

is going to befriend a zombie. The 25-year-old actress/recording artist has secured a recurring role on The CW's upcoming series "" as Peyton, roommate and best friend to 's Live, who is a med student-turned-zombie.

Peyton was originally played by former "" star Alexandra Krosney in the pilot but she was let go after the show landed a spot on the network's midseason schedule. The role was initially a series regular one, but later was changed to recurring.

The supernatural crime procedural, from "Veronica Mars" creator Rob Thomas and his frequent collaborator Diane Rugierro, is based on the DC comic book series of the same title. It centers on Liv who takes a job in the coroner's office to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat to maintain her humanity.

But with each brain she consumes, she inherits the corpse's memories. With the help of her medical examiner boss and a police detective, she solves homicide cases in order to quiet the disturbing voices in her head.

Also joining the cast are as Major Lilywhite, Malcolm Goodwin as Clive Babinaux, and David Anders as Blaine DeBeers.

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