Karen Gillan has been cast to headline an upcoming pilot for an ABC comedy entitled Selfie. Julie Anne Robinson will be directing.
The pilot will center Eliza Dooley (Karen Gillan), a self-absorbed women in her twenties. Her life revolves around how many followers she has on social media sites. After being humiliated after a breakup, she becomes the subject of a viral video and her social media status sky rockets. No satisfied with the negative accumulation of followers, she enlists the help of a marketing genius, who repair the damage done to her image.
Karen Gillan is best known for her role as Amy Pond on the British sci-fi drama Doctor Who. She also made an appearance in Adult Swim's comedy NTSF:SD:SUV::. She will next be seen in Guardians of the Galaxy and Oculus.
No official date has been set for the pilot.