The first official trailer for Disney’s live-action adaptation of the animated classic, Beauty and the Beast is here. The remake will bring to life all of the characters from the original plus a new character, a harpsichord named Cadenza created just for the film played by Stanley Tucci. Alan Menken, composer for the original also returns and will introduce three new songs into the new film.
The film stars Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast, Luke Evans as Gaston, Josh Gad as Le Fou, Ewan McGregor as Lumière, Sir Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, Kevin Kline as Belle’s father Maurice, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette, with a script penned by Evan Spiliotopoulos and Stephen Chbosky, directed by Bill Condor.
Beauty and the Beast hits theaters March 17, 2017.
In this live-action re-imagining of the fairy tale, a young woman (Emma Watson) takes her father’s place as prisoner in a beast’s castle, only to fall in love with her beastly captor (Dan Stevens), who turns out to be a prince.