The story and characters fans know and love come to life in the live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated classic “Beauty and the Beast.” It’s a  cinematic event celebrating one of the most beloved stories ever told.

Beauty and the Beast” is the incredible journey of Belle, a smart, beautiful and confident woman who is held prisoner by a Beast. In spite of her initial fears, she befriends the enchanted staff which cares for the castle, and its beastly owner. She learns to look beyond his hideous exterior to see the kind heart of a real Prince within.

Beauty and the Beast Movie Stills

This 2017 live-action film stars: Emma Watson (Belle); Dan Stevens (the Beast); Luke Evans (Gaston), Kevin Kline (Maurice), Josh Gad (LeFou), Ewan McGregor (Lumière), Stanley Tucci (Maestro Cadenza), Audra McDonald (Madame de Garderobe), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Plumette), Hattie Morahan (the Enchantress), Nathan Mack (Chip), Ian McKellen (Cogsworth), and Emma Thompson (Mrs. Potts).

Live-action Beauty and the Beast Official Trailer

Based on the 1991 animated film, “Beauty and the Beast,” this live-action version is directed by Bill Condon. Music by Alan Menken (Academy Awards® winner for Best Original Score and Best Song for an animated film). The film’s score includes new recordings of the original songs, as well as three new songs written by Menken and Tim Rice.

The new live-action “Beauty and the Beast” will be released in U.S. theaters on March 17, 2017.

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2016 Live-Action Beauty and the Beast Teaser Posters