Disney's blockbuster formula for rebooting tales as old as time

Ultimately they ALL got there to create a satisfying new take on a timeless classic.

"In Gaston there are some original lyrics that Howard Ashman had written we could not put in the animated [film], because they were just too edgy and adult", he explained. My daughter thinks it's very amusing that there are premieres, people get excited to see us all, she doesn't quite understand why. "I think she's very strong and very tender".

Russia's culture minister Vladimir Medinsky said the film would be assessed once it was seen. There are a few parts that are extremely silly and feel more cartoony than the actual cartoon. Once I got into it I just loved it. The remake, now on its regular screening in city theaters, is directed by Oscar victor Bill Condon.

However, Emma admits singing on screen was the scariest.

These stories helped make the House of Mouse the empire it is today, Bailey said, noting that Disney's headquarters are held up by the Seven Dwarfs.

Gaston, played by Luke Evans, is a hunter whose affections are spurned by the film's heroine, Belle (Emma Watson), who falls in love with "the Beast" (Dan Stevens), in reality a handsome prince under a curse.

However, Dan revealed they were quite "freaked out" when he wore his "Beauty and the Beast" character's fangs at home while rehearsing to play the Beast. I had to be there to do that and as I was saying before it's like you can't half-arse a project like this, you know, you're in or you're out. Remember that this is not exactly the same as the original (if that's what you are expecting) and the more you compare the two, the less you will enjoy this version. "If you look at something like 'Beauty and the Beast, ' well, why is Belle's father, Maurice, so protective?" (Don't tell our boss...) But instead, we did what we do best: wedding planning! "I used to go to the theater with my mum and dad and watch the musicals on the West End in London", he recently told readers in an Entertainment Weekly question-and-answer session. Which flick are you checking out this week?

  • Ernesto Newman