EXCLUSIVE: Syfy‘s Astrid and Lilly Save the World has found its leads in Jana Morrison (Zoey’s Extraordinary PlaylistChesapeake Shore) and newcomer Samantha Maureen Aucoin.

Astrid is described as bold and unfiltered with a knack for “sciencey” gadgets. Her friendship with Lilly proves that being classically unpopular is actually “pretty damn cool.”

Lilly is sweet-natured and intuitive with a passion for investigative photography.

“This world isn’t just made up of one type of person and representation on screen matters,” said creators Noelle Stehman and Betsy Van Stone. “Astrid and Lilly will hopefully help remind us that heroes come from all walks of life. There’s an effervescent charm to Jana and Samantha that immediately captivated us, and their chemistry was undeniable. We can’t wait to see these talented actors take on the roles of Astrid and Lilly to save the world!”

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