‘Lost’ actor Alan Dale joins ABC’s ‘Beast’

Thesp to play Emperor Dorian in 'Beauty' pilot

EXCLUSIVE: ”Lost” vet Alan Dale has been cast in the ABC pilot ”Beauty and the Beast.”

Dale will play Emperor Dorian in the hourlong drama. Project is a reimagining of the classic tale, where an embattled princess discovers an unlikely connection with a beast.

Also recently cast is Wendy Crewson as Mara and Karen LeBlanc as Ehren. Others already on board are F. Murray Abraham and Chris Egan.

Show comes from writer Jon Steinberg, who exec produces with Gary Fleder and Mary Beth Basile. Yves Simoneau will direct the pilot.

On the TV side, Dale recenty appeared on ”Once Upon a Time,” ”House of Lies” and ”Person of Interest.”

Dale is repped by APA and Management 360.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More TV News from Variety