What if she is the one?

The trailer for the live-action adaptation of Disney‘s animated classic “Beauty and the Beast” was released yesterday (Monday, 23rd May), causing fans (of both the movie and Emma Watson) to go into a frenzy.

Source: Telegraph
Source: Telegraph

Fans only had a teasing glimpse of Watson as Belle but are already wanting more. While the teaser did not introduce any other characters, it gave us a first look of the magical and majestic castle of the Beast, and we guarantee that you’ll love it.


The upcoming “Beauty and the Beast” movie aims to make the original characters more relatable to the contemporary audience. To help preserve the movie viewing experience, the original music will be retained, with the addition of several new songs in a bid to update the music scores.

However, the story will remain the same. It will relate the 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 appearance and realise the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within.

Source: Josh Gad's Instagram
Source: Josh Gad’s Instagram

As mentioned, Watson (“Harry Potter“) will take on the titular role of Belle, while Dan Stevens (“Night at the Museum“) and Luke Evans (“The Hobbit“) will play her suitors, the Beast and Gaston.

Kevin Kline will act as Maurice, Belle’s eccentric but lovable father; Josh Gad as Lefou, Gaston’s diminutive and bumbling sidekick; Ewan McGregor as Lumiere, the kind but rebellious candelabra; Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, the head butler/mantel clock; and Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts, the castle’s head of kitchen/teapot.

Other supporting characters include Stanley Tucci as Maestro Cadenza, a neurotic maestro who was turned into a harpischord; Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette, the castle maid/feather duster; and Audra McDonald as Madame Garderobe, the lady-in-waiting/wardrobe.

Watch the 1-minute-30-second trailer here:

UPDATE (15th November, 10am):


It’s here! It’s finally here!

We have been in the most magical mood this morning as Disney has dropped the first full trailer for “Beauty and the Beast”, and it is exactly like it’s 1991 animated counterpart 🙂

Featuring a classic tale of true love and kindness, the trailer sees Maurice being held in a prison, the Beast saving Belle from a pack of wolves, and talking home appliances.


Isn’t the trailer simply beautiful?

Bill Condon (“Twilight”) will helm the movie, with a screenplay by Evan Spiliotopoulos (“The Huntsman: Winter’s War“) and Stephen Chbosky (“The Perks of Being a Wallflower“).

The live-action adaptation of one of Disney’s most beloved animated classic will hit cinemas on 17th March 2017.

Sources: BBC Newsbeat, E! Online.

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