Disney’s live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast is less than two weeks away and audiences of all ages are eager to see the modern twist of the animated classic. Now, Disney has released the official music video for the title song “Beauty and the Beast” featuring Ariana Grande and John Legend.
In addition to Ariana Grande and John Legend’s rendition of the classic tune, the music video also features Belle and Beast dancing in the background, perhaps offering fans a glimpse of the film’s version of the classic dance sequence featured in the original classic.
You can watch the official music video below!
The original song was written by lyricist Howard Ashman and composer Alan Menken.
Angela Lansbury performed the version of the song featured in the original film while Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson performed a pop version that played during the closing credits.
You can read Heroic Hollywood’s review of the film here.
Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action adaptation 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.
Directed by Bill Condon, the film star Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast, Luke Evans as Gaston, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts, Ewan McGregor as Lumiere, Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, Kevin Kline as Maurice, Josh Gad as LeFou, Stanley Tucci as Cadenza, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Babette and Audra McDonald as Wardrobe.
Beauty and the Beast will be released in theaters on March 17, 2017.