I’d imagine even Disney didn’t realise just how anticipated their live-action version Beauty & The Beast would be. But they got a taste when a teaser – featuring no footage from the movie – broke Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ record for the most online views for a trailer in 24 hours. Now we have a little bit more from the movie.
Disney has released a small chunk of a featurette about the new movie which will feature on the 25th Anniversary Blu-ray of the animated version, which is out soon. The Sneak Peek gives us a look at Emma Watson and Dan Stevens at a table reading, as well as concept images and footage from the film.
While most of Disney’s live-action takes on its classic animated movies have reimagined the story, this time it will be a more straightforward musical adaptation, featuring the classic songs and characters. The movie will be out next March. [Read more…]