Offspring actor Jay Ryan cast as 'beast' in Us pilot Beauty and the Beast

Local actor Jay Ryan . best known for Terra Nova and Offspring . may have cracked the tough North American market after being cast as .The Beast. in Us TV drama pilot Beauty and the Beast. Ryan, who last year played Curran . a murderous security guard on the recently-cancelled dinosaur series Terra Nova, will play .beast. Vincent Koslow in a reboot of the 1980s CBS drama which starred Linda Hamilton and Ron Perlman. He will star opposite .beauty. Kristin Kreuk (Smallville), while other cast members include Austin Basis (Life Unexpected), Nicole Gale Anderson (Jonas) and Nina Lisandrello (Pre). The CW drama series is being described as a modern-day romantic love story with a procedural twist. It reportedly centres on Catherine...

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