‘Beauty and the Beast’ Enlists ‘Degrassi’ Star Charlotte Arnold for Season 3 Premiere

The CW show stars Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan

Last Updated: September 9, 2014 @ 7:48 AM

“Degrassi: The Next Generation” star Charlotte Arnold will guest star in the Season 3 premiere of “Beauty and the Beast,” an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.

The 25-year-old Canadian actress will play Marissa, a distraught Midwestern beauty who finds herself in desperate need of help after her stockbroker husband begins displaying strange, violent behavior.

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In addition to starring in over 100 episodes of “Degrassi,” Arnold has appeared in the films “Naturally, Sadie” and “The Safety of Objects.”

The CW’s “Beauty and the Beast” stars Kristin Kreuk as NYPD homicide detective “Cat” Chandler and Jay Ryan as super-soldier Vincent Keller, whose altered DNA occasionally results in him transforming into a ghastly beast.

TVLine first reported the casting news.