John Benjamin Hickey (The Big C) is set as a lead in the CW’s pilot Blink. Written by Vera Herbert (Awkward) and exec produced by David Marshall (Grant Brothers & Sisters). The story finds Hickey, involved a car accident, rendering him in a permanent vegetative state where he cannot speak or move, but can see and hear all. Blink is described as a “warm, quirky, humorous family drama.”
Filming in Vancouver will begin in March.