By Jennifer Armstrong
Updated July 07, 2009 at 04:44 PM EDT

Peter Krause is joining Mary-Kate Olsen and Vanessa Hudgens in “Beastly,” CBS’ adaptation of the Alex Finn fantasy novel that’s currently shooting in Montreal, Variety reports. In the retelling of “Beauty and the Beast,” Krause plays the wealthy father of a spoiled teenager (Alex Pettyfer), who pulls a mean prank on a classmate (Olsen), not knowing she’s a witch with the power to cast a spell on him in retaliation.