The first full look at director Bill Condon’s eagerly-awaited Beauty and the Beast adaptation is finally here, and thanks to the kind folks at Walt Disney Pictures UK, we can share it with you all!
Starring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast, this classic and beloved Disney tale is getting the live-action treatment in 2017, and it provides a whole host of additional famous faces. The ensemble supporting cast includes Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Ewan McGregor, Josh Gad, Guga Mbatha-Raw, Stanley Tucci, and Emma Thompson. Check out the dazzling first trailer below.
The story and characters audiences know and love come to spectacular life in the live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated classic “Beauty and the Beast,” a stunning, cinematic event celebrating one of the most beloved tales ever told. “Beauty and the Beast” is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a Beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior and realize the kind heart of the true Prince within.
The film stars: Emma Watson as Belle; Dan Stevens as the Beast; Luke Evans as Gaston, the handsome, but shallow villager who woos Belle; Kevin Kline as Maurice, Belle’s father; Josh Gad as Le Fou, Gaston’s long-suffering aide-de-camp; Ewan McGregor as Lumière, the candelabra; Stanley Tucci as Maestro Cadenza, the harpsichord; Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette, the feather duster; Audra McDonald as Madame De Garderobe, the wardrobe; Hattie Morahan as the enchantress; and Nathan Mack as Chip, the teacup; with Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, the mantel clock; and Emma Thompson as the teapot, Mrs. Potts.
Directed by Bill Condon based on the 1991 animated film, “Beauty and the Beast” is written by Evan Spiliotopoulos and Stephen Chbosky and Bill Condon.
Beauty and the Beast is set to waltz into UK cinemas on 17th March 2017. Stick with Filmoria for much more on this hot Disney release as it develops.