13 November 2012 11:18 AM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

We caught wind of three new series in the works at The CW which, while not strictly horror-based, should still be of interest to genre fans. Read on for the details!

First up is an original project called "Sick" from Trey Callaway (co-executive producer of "CSI: NY") and Sean Hood (Halloween: Resurrection, Fear Itself, and "Masters of Horror"), who wrote the script and sold it directly to The CW. "Sick" is set in a world where youths are quarantined after a mysterious virus makes adults allergic to teenagers. Described as a cross between Contagion and The Hunger Games, it centers on a band of teens who escape from their containment units and go on the run from authorities.

Next is "Jane Whitefield," based on the Vanishing Act book series by Thomas Perry. Produced by Carol Mendelsohn ("CSI") and written by Natalie Chaidez ("Heroes," "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles"), "Jane Whitefield »

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