the selection

CW makes decision on that Hunger Games-esque Battle Royale series
Jan 22, 2013

The CW has been trying to get in on the teen survival genre ever since The Hunger Games exploded, and one option being floated was a U.S. remake of the bloody Japanese film Battle Royale. Now the network has officially made a decision.

Get the lawyers ready: The CW's new show rips off Hunger Games
Dec 16, 2012

One of the pilots the CW is developing for the 2012 TV season is something called The Selection which, reading the synopsis, sounds an awful like a certain blockbuster series of young adult novels and subsequent big-deal movie adaptation.