If Beauty and the Beast's Vincent (Jay Ryan) could be cured of his beastliness, would he do it? Not necessarily, says executive producer Jennifer Levin. "There's a possibility that Vincent can be cured, but [Cat and Vincent's] biggest struggle is what is a good normal for them — which might be him being a beast," Levin tells TVGuide.com. "So Vincent's DNA becomes more of a source of conflict."
Beauty and the Beast's Jay Ryan: The forces against Catherine and Vincent are pretty strong
He may not be Clark Kent, but Beauty and the Beast's titular beast is another form of Superman — especially considering Smallville bosses Kelly Souders and Brian Peterson are helping to shape him.
Beauty and the Beast bosses defend beast's beauty
In The CW's Beauty and the Beast remake, from Jennifer Levin and Sherri Cooper, Jay Ryan stars as Vincent Keller, a doctor-turned-soldier who was transformed into a beast after a faulty military medical experiment. Smallville alum Kristin Kreuk plays his beauty, Catherine Chandler, a cop who's driven by revenge after the her mother's death, which was possibly connected to the shady company behind Vincent's accident.
While Clark Kent...
Kristin Kreuk is reuniting with her Smallville producers.
Brian Peterson and Kelly Souders have joined CW's new series Beauty and the Beast, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
The former Smallville showrunners will act as...
The fall TV season is taking shape. Networks have ordered dozens of new pilots starring familiar faces including Zachary Levi, Mindy Kaling, Mandy Moore and Sarah Silverman, and from proven producers like Josh Schwartz, J.J. Abrams, Greg Berlanti and Kevin Williamson. Also making a comeback this year: Iconic characters including Green Arrow, Carrie Bradshaw, Sherlock Holmes and Beauty and the Beast.
To keep track of who's doing what, read our complete list of all the series projects in contention and check back for updates on their status. Here are the CBS pilots: (Click here for ABC, CW, Fox and NBC.)
CBS has green-lit three new drama pilots, including one from The L Word's Ilene Chaiken.
Chaiken's Quean follows an edgy and independent Millennial hacker girl who teams up with an Oakland police detective to solve crimes. (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo in America?) Joel Silver will serve as executive producer alongside Chaiken.
Pilot Season: CBS picks up a Super Fun comedy, and a detective drama