An adaptation of the classic fairy-tale about a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love.
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Plot: What's the story about?
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.
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Who stars in Beauty and the Beast: Cast List
Emma Watson ... Belle
"The Circle" , "Little Women"
Dan Stevens ... Beast/Prince
"The Call of the Wild" , "Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga"
Luke Evans ... Gaston
"Crisis" , "Ma"
Emma Thompson ... Mrs. Potts
"Cruella" , "Dolittle"
Kevin Kline ... Maurice
"No Strings Attached" , "Queen to Play"
Josh Gad ... LeFou
"Moonfall" , "Artemis Fowl"
Who's making Beauty and the Beast: Crew List
A look at the Beauty and the Beast behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Bill Condon last directed The Good Liar and Mr. Holmes. The film's writer Joe Ahearne last wrote Lonely Werewolf Girl and French Window.
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Production: What we know about Beauty and the Beast?
- 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.
- Eight-time Oscar-winner Alan Menken, who won two Academy Awards for the 1991 animated classic, will score the film, which will feature new recordings of the original songs in addition to several new songs written by Menken and Sir Tim Rice.
- A live-action adaptation of Disney's version of the classic Beauty and the Beast. The original animated film opened in theaters in 1991, and went on to earn $425 million worldwide.
- October 2016: The film was in Completed status.
- October 2015: The film was in Post-Production status.
- August 2015: The film was in Production status.
- March 2015: The film was in Pre-Production status.
- January 2015: The film was in Pre-Production status.
- September 2014: The film was in Development status.
- June 2014: The film was in Development status.
- March 2013: The film was in Announced status.
Production begins in May at Shepperton Studios in London.
Production is anticipated to begin later this year.
Stephen Chbosky will do a rewrite of the script by Evan Spiliotopoulos.
Disney is in talks with UK-based writer Joe Ahearne to pen the script.
Beauty and the Beast Release Date: When was the film released?
When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?Tuesday, June 6, 2017
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