With the release of Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast now just over a month away, Good Morning America has debuted a brand new clip from the movie, giving us our first sneak peek at Luke Evans and Josh Gad singing “Gaston.” Watch it below.
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This is just one of the songs from the animated 1993 classic that will be featured in the upcoming movie along with several original tracks, including “Our Song Lives On,” “Days in the Sun” and “Evermore,” which were all written by composer Alan Menken and lyricist Tim Rice. Here’s a snippet of “Evermore,” courtesy of singer Josh Groban.
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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.
In addition to Evans as Gaston and Gad as LeFou, the film also stars Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts, Ewan McGregor as Lumiere, Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, Kevin Kline as Maurice, Stanley Tucci as Cadenza, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Babette and Audra McDonald as Wardrobe.
Directed by Bill Condon, Beauty and the Beast opens on March 17, 2017.