The CW Orders Berlanti Football Drama All American, Blind Mystery In the Dark

The CW is hoping for a 2018-2019 season touchdown: It has given a series order to All American, a football drama executive-produced by Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter.

The series, inspired by the life of pro player Spencer Paysinger and formerly titled Spencer, follows two families — one from South Los Angeles, the other from Beverly Hills — when a rising high school football player from Crenshaw is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High.

The cast includes Daniel Ezra (The Missing), Taye Diggs (Private Practice), Cody Christian (Teen Wolf), Samantha Logan (13 Reasons Why), Monet Mazur (Castle), Michael Evans Behling and Karimah Westbrook (Shameless,

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