THE ABC released the first poster of the special based on the classic ‘Beauty and the Beast‘, which will be presented live in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the original animation.
The art highlights the singer HER and Josh Groban as Beauty and the Beast, respectively.
The special will be released by ABC at the December 15thand will be available in the catalog of disney+ the next day.
The cast will also feature martin short as a French candlestick Lumière; Shania Twain like the teapot Mrs. Potts; David Alan Grier like the Cogsworth watch; Rizwan Manji as LeFou; Jon Jon Briones as Maurice, Belle’s father; and Leo Abelo Perry as Chip, son of Mrs. Potts.
It is worth remembering that the acclaimed singer HER will play Belle.
“I can’t believe I’ll be able to be a part of the ‘Beauty and the Beast’ legacy. The world will watch a black and Filipino beauty. I’ve always wanted to be a Disney princess, and I get to work with two amazing directors, Hamish Hamilton and Jon M. Chu. It’s so surreal and I couldn’t be more grateful,” declared the artist.
Hamish Hamilton will be responsible for the direction.
Jon M Chuwhich will lead the coming adaptation of ‘Wicked‘, will serve as executive producer.
“’Beauty and the Beast’ is a timeless story and we are fortunate to be working with mastermind Jon M. Chu and veteran director Hamish Hamilton to bring a new adaptation of this beloved classic to a magical and unforgettable Disney night,” declared Craig Erwichgives ABC Entertainment🇧🇷 “Filled with unforgettable performances, this will be a special event for fans of the original film and a new generation being introduced to this beloved tale.”
the animationBeauty and the Beast‘ was released in theaters in 1991, winning Oscars for Best Original Song and Best Soundtrack🇧🇷 The film was also nominated for Best Picture, but lost to ‘The Silence of the Lambs🇧🇷
The live-action version of ‘Beauty and the Beast‘, starring Emma Watson and dan stevenswas released in 2017, becoming a hit at the box office with over $1.2 billion collected worldwide.
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