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Taking the lead

Taking the lead

Baltimore native Peyton List is only 27. But she's already a veteran of almost two decades in show business with a resume that includes Disney movies, guest shots on "Law & Order" and recurring roles on "As the World Turns," and "Mad Men."

And this fall, she debuts in her first network starring role as one of the leaders of a group born with paranormal powers in CW's "The Tomorrow People," from veteran producer Greg Berlanti ("Everwood," "Arrow"). The sci-fi drama premieres at 9 p.m. Oct. 9.

"It's an incredible opportunity for me," List says of her role as Cara Coburn, the female leader of the outcast...