The 100 CW

The CW did pick up the post-apocalyptic series The 100, which is based on an upcoming novel written by Kass Morgan.

Isaiah Washington co-stars in the thriller from creator Jason Rothenberg, which is set 97 years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization. A spaceship housing the lone human survivors sends 100 juvenile delinquents back to Earth to investigate the possibility of re-colonizing the planet. 

Washington plays a character named Jaha, who's described as the leader of the remaining human race now living in the orbiting spaceship.

He's a member of a cast that includes Henry Ian CusickBob MorleyEli GoreeMarie Avgeropoulos and Eliza Taylor

The drama is produced by Warner Bros. Television & Alloy Entertainment.

The pilot was directed by Bahrat Nalluri, with Rothenberg, Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo serving as executive producers.

Watch the first trailer for the upcoming series below: