‘Lost’ star Emilie de Ravin joins ABC pilot ‘Americana’

She has been cast in a new pilot

‘Lost’ star Emilie de Ravin has made a triumphant return to television in a recurring guest role on the ABC fairytale series ‘Once Upon a Time’ in the role of Belle from the story Beauty and the Beast, but it doesn’t look like it is going to stop there for the actress.

According to Entertainment Weekly de Ravin has been cast in the Anthony LaPaglia drama pilot ‘Americana’, which will also air on ABC.  The series will be a primetime soap that follows an iconic fashion industry family who creates the brand ‘Americana’.  LaPaglia is set to play the role of the family patriarch and De Ravin will be taking on the part of his daughter, Francesca who handles all of the special events for the family business.

Natalie Mendoza and Ken Olin are also set to have roles on the show and the drama is set to be part of ABC’s fall schedule.

Are you excited to see de Ravin returning to television?  Did you like her in the role of Belle on ‘Once Upon a Time’?  Leave us a comment and let us know what you think.

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