Kristin Kreuk to Lead Beauty and The Beast Remake

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The CW has come out with another major casting scoop.

With Katie Cassidy and Willa Holla recently added to Arrow, the network has nabbed former Smallville star Kristin Kreuk for one of its newest, most anticipated roles: she'll take the lead in an upcoming pilot based on Beauty and the Beast

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Tentatively based on the 1980s series starring Linda Hamilton - as opposed to the classic fairy tale - this version will be focus on Kreuk as a homicide detective who crosses path with Vincent Koslow, a beastly military experiment gone wrong who now fights crime.

Kreuk most recently guest-starred on Chuck.

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