Beauty and the Beast – Disney’s Tale as Old as Time Gets Retold


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As much as I love Disney’s The Little Mermaid, it’s the fish film’s follow-up that holds a real special place in my heart.

I first saw Beauty and the Beast in college with my girlfriend (a.k.a. My future wife). We both absolutely loved it and I’d even go around doing my best Beast impression as I’d burst out into song and start belting this infamous line: “She glanced this way. I thought I saw. But when we touched, she didn’t shudder at my paw!”

Years later, we saw the amazing Beauty and the Beast show on Broadway (the beast transformation is sooo cool!) to keep the magic alive. We’ve probably seen the animated Disney film a few dozen times I’m sure, and listened to the soundtrack a zillion and one times.

So now, I’m crazy pumped that Disney’s putting together a live-action re-telling of Beauty and the Beast! This tale as old as time gets re-imagined with the same iconic characters and musical numbers that we all know and love.

Toss in a stellar cast, and I cannot wait for Beauty and the Beast to hit theaters! Though unfortunately, I’ll have to since it doesn’t hit theaters until March 17, 2017.

Who’s in it? Some pretty amazing actors including Emma Watson (Hermione from Harry Potter!!!), Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad (Olaf!!!), Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Ian McKellen and Emma Thompson.

The first sneak-peek of the film is out and if you’re a fan of the original animated movie, you’ll most likely get chills from it. Take a look:

Are you excited for Disney’s new Beauty and the Beast film?

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16 Responses
  • Laura
    August 1, 2016

    I’m mainly excited to see this because it has Emma Watson in it! Love it! 🙂

  • Debbie Welchert
    July 16, 2016

    Beauty and the Beast is one of my favorite Disney films and I can’t wait to see this one in March.

  • Salvador C.
    July 13, 2016

    That’s a great poster and a great teaser trailer. I hope this turns out to be their best live-action fairy tale.

  • Caryn Coates
    July 12, 2016

    I love Beauty and The Beast and so do my girls. Can’t wait!

  • Heather S
    July 8, 2016

    This is one of our family’s FAVS….cannot wait!

  • Becky
    July 8, 2016

    Disney characters are my favourite,i absolutely love Disney movies. cant wait

  • DJ
    July 7, 2016

    Love it! This was a favorite of my sister and me when we were kids. I can’t wait till this comes out!

  • Dave S
    July 6, 2016

    Belle is my daughter’s favourite princess. Now that she is a teenager it is great to see Disney bringing out a new version. We can’t wait to go see it.

  • Michelle S
    July 5, 2016

    Beauty & the Beast is my favorite Disney story! I can’t wait to see this movie.

  • G K
    July 5, 2016

    I’m really excited to see this. Belle is one of my favorite Disney characters, and I love Emma Watson.

  • Stacey Roberson
    July 3, 2016

    Oh I can’t wait for this to come out. Although The Little Mermaid is my all-time favorite, I would love to see the remake of Beauty and the Beast.

  • Birdiebee
    July 3, 2016

    I would love to see this as I have always been a fan of Beauty and the Beast.

  • ellen beck
    July 2, 2016

    Did you ever see the TV show Beauty and the Beast? It was quite good too. I liked the trailer, it looks to be nicely done with a mix of animation and actors.

    • Andrew Kardon
      July 8, 2016

      OH yeah. I LOVED that show. Used to watch it with my mom and sister when I was little!

  • Jen V.
    July 1, 2016

    Beauty and the Beast is my absolute favorite Disney movie. I normally don’t like it when they make live action movies that were originally cartoons but I am going to have to see this one. It has an amazing cast. Thanks for sharing the teaser trailer, I hadn’t seen it yet.
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    • Andrew Kardon
      July 8, 2016

      I’m with you that the live action versions usually don’t do anything for me but this one looks amazing. I wonder if they’ll ever do a live action Little Mermaid!

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