Watch: Teaser Trailer for Disney's Live-Action 'Beauty and the Beast'
Be our guest! Disney has debuted the first teaser trailer for the new live-action version of the classic story of Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson as Belle. Dan Stevens stars as the Beast, who isn't seen at all in this footage. Is he under make-up or CGI? The cast includes Luke Evans as Gaston, Kevin Kline as Maurice, Josh Gad as Lefou, Ewan McGregor as Lumiere, Stanley Tucci as Maestro Cadenza, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette, Audra McDonald as Madame Garderobe, Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, and Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts. The film will include new recordings of the original songs written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, as well as several new songs written by Menken and Tim Rice. Have a look.
Here's the first teaser trailer for Bill Condon's Beauty and the Beast, from Disney's YouTube:
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs. 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 and soul of the true Prince within. Beauty and the Beast is directed by filmmaker Bill Condon, of Kinsey, Dreamgirls, Breaking Dawn - Part 1 & 2, The Fifth Estate and Mr. Holmes previously. Disney will release the new film in theaters everywhere on March 17th, 2017.