In case you didn’t know yet, Disney Studios is on spree remaking many of their animated hits back in live action. It all started with Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland and continued with other hits like Cinderella (2015)and this year’s The Jungle Book.
The studio is ready with a reboot for Beauty And The Beast, the much beloved original which released back in 1991. Emma Watson stars as Belle and Dan Stevens as Prince Adam aka The Beast.
Just a while back two images from the film had leaked online giving us the first look at out two leads.
Now, official images from the film have been finally released by Disney via Entertainment Weekly. The images not only include our two leads but also much of the supporting cast including characters like Gaston, Cogsworth, Mrs. Potts and Lumière. Check out all of these below:
Here is the teaser for the film while we all wait for the official trailer to come out:
The live-action remake is directed by Bill Condon (Dreamgirls, Twilight: Breaking Dawn) with Evan Spiliotopoulos and Stephen Chbosky penning the script.
Filling the supporting roles are Kevin Kline as Maurice (Belle’s father), Josh Gad as Le Fou, Luke Evans as Gaston, Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts, Ewan McGregor as Lumière, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette.
Beauty And The Beast will release worldwide on March 17, 2017.
Here’s the official plot synopsis for the film :
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. The film stars: Emma Watson as Belle; Dan Stevens as the Beast; Luke Evans as Gaston, the handsome, but shallow villager who woos Belle; Oscar® winner Kevin Kline as Maurice, Belle’s eccentric, but lovable father; Josh Gad as Lefou, Gaston’s long-suffering aide-de-camp; Golden Globe® nominee Ewan McGregor as Lumiere, the candelabra; Oscar nominee Stanley Tucci as Maestro Cadenza, the harpsichord; Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette, the feather duster; six-time Tony Award® winner Audra McDonald as Madame Garderobe, the wardrobe; Oscar nominee Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, the mantel clock; and two-time Academy Award® winner Emma Thompson as the teapot, Mrs. Potts.