Karen David is a Canadian-British actress, singer and songwriter, who is best known for portraying Francesca "Cesca" Montoya in the BBC television series Waterloo Road, and Layla in the American action film The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior. David also starred in Pixelface, a CBBC children's television series, where she plays Alexia, the glamorous legend hunter. Her current antics include recording new songs, in-between preparing for her role in ABC's new Pilot, Galavant. Rehearsals and filming begin mid. February.