Sunday, June 10, 2012

Beauty and The Beast

We've got us a new Beast on our hands. This time on the CW and he's got a name. Jay Ryan.

SMALLVILLE'S Kristen Kreuk will also star in the new show this fall.  She the role of Detective Catherine Chandler, an intelligent, take-no-prisoners homicide detective who works with her police partner, Tess. 

Naturally, the show is a mystery.

Detective Catherine Chandler is a smart, no-nonsense homicide detective. Several years earlier, Catherine witnessed the murder of her mother at the hands of two gunmen. Catherine would have been killed too, but someone – or something – saved her. No one has ever believed her, but she knows it wasn’t an animal that attacked the assassins…it was human. Years have passed, and Catherine is a strong, confident, capable police officer, working alongside her equally talented partner, Tess. While investigating a murder, Catherine discovers a clue that leads her to a handsome doctor named Vincent Keller, who was reportedly killed by enemy fire while serving in Afghanistan in 2002. Catherine learns that Vincent is actually still alive and that it was he who saved her many years before. For mysterious reasons that have forced him to live outside of traditional society, Vincent has been in hiding for the past 10 years to guard his secret – when he is enraged, he becomes a terrifying beast, unable to control his super-strength and heightened senses. Catherine agrees to protect his identity in return for any insight he may have into her mother’s murder. Thus begins a complex relationship between Catherine and Vincent, who are powerfully drawn to each other yet understand that their connection is extremely dangerous for both of them. The series stars Kristin Kreuk (“Smallville,” “Chuck”) as Catherine, Jay Ryan (“Terra Nova”) as Vincent, Max Brown (“The Tudors,” “MI-5”) as Evan, Nina Lisandrello (“Nurse Jackie”) as Tess, Nicole Gale Anderson (“Make It or Break It”) as Heather, Austin Basis (“Life Unexpected”) as J.T., and Brian White (“The Shield,” “The Cabin in the Woods”) as Joe. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is from CBS Television Studios with executive producers Jennifer Levin (“Without A Trace,” “Felicity”), Sherri Cooper (“Brothers and Sisters”), Bill Haber (“Rizzoli & Isles,” “Thurgood”), Paul J. Witt (“A Better Life”) & Tony Thomas (“A Better Life”), Ron Koslow (“Moonlight”) and Gary Fleder (“Life Unexpected”)-Casper01

Look for the reboot of Beauty and The Beast this fall on the CW. Watch for it on Thursdays right after Vampire Diaries.

The definition of “beast” sure has changed. Beauty and the Beast 1987 vs. 2012. Not for nothing, but I was totally in love with Ron Perlman’s Vincent back in the day, he didn’t need to look like a Calvin Klein model.-the bird and the bat



Cafe Fashionista said...

I am so, so excited for this show - it looks awesome! Plus...Beauty and the Beast has always been my favorite fairytale! :)

Winnie said...

Oh there are so many remakes and dramas based on fairy tales. This doesn't look like something that I would watch though...but I wouldn't have known if I hadn't read this post! So thanks again for the review!

HailesHeartsFashion said...

Wow this show looks great! The last description really grabbed my attention although I know I will have to wait a year before it even reaches us here in England. Something to look forward to :) I have just started watching Revenge :) - have you seen it?


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ivy's closet said...

Oh, I loved REVENGE! Haile. I hope you enjoy it too.

This show won't be on until the fall(in the states)..hopefully, you'll get to see it at that time too.

caitlin and megan said...

I think I can get pretty used to this BEAST! =)

Laura said...

BATB is my favorite fairy tale ever, so I am super excited for this show! Fall can't come soon enough!