Walt Disney Studios revealed a number of new photo still images this week for the upcoming live-action adaptation of the animated classic, Beauty and the Beast. You can check out all the new images in pristine quality in the gallery below. Click on the thumbnails to see the full-size images.
The new pictures showcase Dan Stevens as the Beast, fully formed, and Emma Watson as Belle. The film brings the classic story and characters to life. It’s directed by Bill Condon and also stars Luke Evans as Gaston, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor as Lumierre, Stanley Tucci, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Audra McDonald, Ian McKellen, and Emma Thompson.
Additionally, Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken, who worked on the original and won two Academy Awards for his music in the original Disney animated film, is once again providing the score for the film, along with new recordings of the original songs from the 1991 animated movie written by Menken and Howard Ashman. The film will also feature several new songs written by Menken and Oscar winner Tim Rice. Beauty and the Beast arrives in theaters on March 17, 2017.
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