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The CW has found its Beauty in Smallville's Kristin Kreuk.

Kreuk will play the lead role in the network's pilot Beauty and the Beast, has confirmed. The adaptation, loosely based on the 1980s CBS series of the same name, will feature a love story with a procedural twist.

This role will mark Kreuk's first starring role since she left Smallville at the end of Season 7.