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ABC has ordered a pilot for a reimagining of Beauty and the Beast.

The one-hour drama is set in a mythical, dangerous world where a beautiful and tough princess discovers an unlikely connection with a mysterious beast. Jonathan E. Steinberg will write and executive-produce the series alongside Gary Fleder and Mary Beth Basile.

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The CW recently ordered a Beauty and the Beast-inspired pilot planned as a loosely based modern adaptation of the 1987 CBS series starring Linda Hamilton with a procedural twist.