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[18 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Studios Officially Announces Live-Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Walt Disney Studios has officially announced the live-action Beauty and the Beast film.
The film will star Emma Watson (Harry Potter franchise) as Belle, Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey) as Beast/The Prince, Luke Evans (The Hobbit) as Gaston, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts, and Kevin Kline as Maurice.
This new live-action film will be a 3-D retelling of the classic Disney animated film and will also include some CG magic.
Academy Award winner Alan Menken will score the film. Menken won two Oscars in 1991 for his work on the animated film. The film …

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[10 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘Dreamgirls’ Director Bill Condon to Direct Live-Action Version of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Belle and the Beast are headed to the big screen in a live-action adaptation of the beloved Disney film.
Director Bill Condon (Dreamgirls) has reportedly been tapped to direct the film, while Evan Spiliotopoulos is writing the script.
The animated Beauty and the Beast was a box office success in 1991 earning more than $375 million worldwide and earning a Best Picture Oscar nomination. The film also spawned a Broadway musical.
In addition to Dreamgirls, Condon also wrote the script to Chicago and directed two of the films in the Twilight series.
Disney’s latest …