The “tale as old as time” comes to the big screen again and it is more amazing then the original. As the star studded cast brings the classic Disney movie live to the big screen, the classic animated movie becomes the hottest movie of 2017.
The live-action Beauty and the Beast is a visually stunning masterpiece that follows the flow of the animated version and hits all the expected events but in true Disney fashion, adds new elements to the movie that keep even the most loyal fan glued to the screen. Details that can only be gained through a live-action cast are highlighted and the movie provides answers to questions that you may not even know you had after years of watching the classic. The new version brings new music, new characters, and is visually stunning in every way.
Emma Watson portrays Belle as a strong female character that is wiser beyond her years. She shows that strength multiple times through the movie. She could not be played by a better actress. Dan Stevens really brings the Beast to life, creating a character that is mesmerizing. Gaston is his usual pompous self and La Fou is as entertaining as expected. The whole cast does an amazing job, the best part is seeing our favorite objects (Mrs. Potts, Chip, Lumiere, and Cogsworth) come to life with real personality and expressions.
Beauty and the Beast is a must see, especially if you are a Disney lover. The story is just as magical as the original and the love story is just as strong. Beauty and the Beast comes to theatre near you March 17, 2017.
About Beauty and the Beast:
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; Oscar nominee Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, the mantel clock; and two-time Academy Award® winner Emma Thompson as the teapot, Mrs. Potts.
Directed by Oscar® winner Bill Condon based on the 1991 animated film, “Beauty and the Beast” is produced by Mandeville Films’ David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman with eight-time Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken, who won two Academy Awards® (Best Original Score and Best Song) for the 1991 animated film, providing the score, which will include new recordings of the original songs written by Menken and Howard Ashman, as well as several new songs written by Menken and three-time Oscar winner Tim Rice.