A new clip released from Disney’s live-action remake of the animated classic Beauty and the Beast features the live-action reimagining a scene from the original film.
In the clip, we see Belle (Emma Watson) meet and discover the enchanted clock and candle, Cogsworth (Ian McKellan) and Lumière (Ewan McGregor) for the first time. In the original version, Belle did not meet Lumière and Cogsworth until after she snuck down to the kitchen after refusing to have dinner with the Beast.
The new version features Belle meeting Lumière and Cogsworth earlier in the film when come to escort Belle to her room instead of the Beast like he did in the original. You can watch the clip below.
The film stars Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast, Luke Evans as Gaston, Josh Gad as Le Fou, Ewan McGregor as Lumière, Sir Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, Kevin Kline as Belle’s father Maurice, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette. Here’s the official synopsis:
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.Beauty and the Beast hits theaters March 17, 2017.
Beauty and the Beast hits theaters March 17, 2017.