Is 'The Nine Lives of Chloe King' the next 'Buffy'?

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16 year-old blond girl discovers she has super powers? Check. The young heroine must hide the secret from those around her, including her single mother? Check. A supernatural show sending a positive message about female empowerment? Check.Relax, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" fans. We don't actually think ABC Family's new show "The Nine Lives of Chloe King" can replace Joss Whedon's masterpiece. That would just be absurd. However, we do think it has certain strands in its DNA that belong to the same family.In the pilot episode, Chloe King discovers she is part of an ancient race called the Mai and that she may be their only hope for survival against human assassins. Substitute Mai with Slayers and human assassins with vampires and you have the basic plot of "Buffy."Zap2it chatted with Skyler Samuels, who plays Chloe King, about Chloe's struggle to balance her supernatural abilities with a normal life. "She's trying to figure out who...


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