Emilie de Ravin
Emilie de Ravin has signed on with an ABC drama pilot, but it's not Beauty and the Beast.
The former Lost star has joined the cast of Americana, TVGuide.com has confirmed. Deadline first reported the news
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The soap about a famous fashion industry clan stars Anthony LaPaglia as fashion icon and patriarch Robert Soulter. De Ravin will play his stylish and friendly daughter Francesca, who is competent at planning events for their famous label, Americana, but whom daddy doesn't really consider as a candidate to run the empire.
Brothers & Sisters alum Ken Olin also recently joined the project as Martin, the owner of a clothing manufacturer and the father of the company's designer. Natalie Mendoza will also star in the drama written by North Country's Michael Seitzman and executive-produced by Mark Gordon (Grey's Anatomy)
De Ravin currently appears in the recurring role as Beauty and the Beast's Belle on the network's Once Upon a Time.