Karen LeBlanc (“Defying Gravity”) has been cast in ABC drama pilot “Beauty & The Beast.”LeBlanc joins a cast that also features Chris Egan, Darius Campbell, F. Murray Abraham, Meegan Warner and Ruth Bradley. LeBlanc will play the de-facto head of a rebel band aiming to see the emperor (Abraham) dethroned. Jon Steinberg wrote the pilot and is exec producing with Gary Fleder and Mary Beth Basile for ABC Studios and Mojo Films. Yves Simoneau is directing. LeBlanc is represented by Greene & Assoc. and managed by Gayle Abrams at OAZ.