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7th Heaven and Hart of Dixie actor Barry Watson is returning to The CW.
Naomi is based on a comic book series that follows a teen girl’s (Kaci Walfall) journey from her small northwestern town to the heights of the multiverse after a supernatural event shakes her hometown to the core.
Watson will play Greg, Naomi’s adoptive father, a veteran military officer who is serious about his responsibilities at the town’s military base.
Also joining the cast are Mary-Charles Jones (Footloose) as Annabelle, Naomi’s fiercely loyal classmate and best friend; Aidan Gemme (Runaways) as Jacob, Anabelle’s boyfriend; Mouzam Makkar (The Fix) as Jennifer, Naomi’s adoptive mother; Daniel Puig (The System) as Nathan, a high school jock who briefly dated Naomi; And Will Meyers as Anthony, a townie with a crush on Naomi.
In addition, Amanda Marsalis (Ozark) has signed on to direct the pilot.
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