Disney has released a new clip and also a new featurette for the upcoming live-action adaptation of the animated classic Beauty and the Beast.
The new clip features Belle (Emma Watson) as the Wardrobe, Madame de Garderobe (Tony winner Audra McDonald) helps Belle find something to wear that would be worthy of a princess. You can watch the clip below.
The new featurette takes us behind the scenes with director Bill Condon, costume designer Jacqueline Durran, and Watson as they emphasize the importance of designing Belle’s iconic yellow dress so that it could dance beautifully. You can watch the featurette 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.