Disney announced March 16 that its forthcoming live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, which will be released in 3D, will hit theatres March 17, 2017. Kevin Kline and Emma Thompson are among the latest stars confirmed.
The film will feature original songs from the 1991 film and its subsequent Broadway adaptation that was written by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. Menken and Rice will also write new songs to be featured in the film
Full article @ Playbill.
While the Playbill article doesn't name what roles Kline and Thompson will be playing, IMDb.com lists them as Mrs. Potts and Maurice. This, and now with Luke Evans as Gaston and Josh Gad, of 'Frozen' fame (Olaf), as Le Fou, this new live action adaptation of the Broadway musical is getting very very exciting!!
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