Cast of Beauty and the Beast (2017 Film)

Beauty and the Beast is a 2017 musical romantic fantasy film, a live-action remake of Disney’s 1991 animated film of the same name. The film stars an ensemble cast that includes Emma Watson and Dan Stevens as the eponymous characters with Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Audra McDonald, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Ian McKellen, and Emma Thompson in supporting roles. The film was released in the United States on March 17, 2017.


The film stars Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast, Luke Evans as Gaston, Kevin Kline as Maurice, Josh Gad as LeFou, Ewan McGregor as Lumière, Stanley Tucci as Maestro Cadenza, Audra McDonald as Garderobe, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette, Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, and Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts.


The costumes in the film were designed by Jacqueline Durran. Watson’s Belle costume was designed to be a comfortable, practical dress that would allow her to move freely while still looking beautiful. The Beast’s costume was designed to be imposing and intimidating, and it was made from a combination of leather, fur, and metal. The costume for Gaston was designed to be over-the-top and ostentatious, with lots of gold and velvet. The costumes for the other characters, such as Lumière, Cogsworth, Plumette, and Mrs. Potts, were designed to be faithful to the original animated film.

Beauty and the Beast was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $1.2 billion worldwide. The casting and costumes were praised by critics, with many noting the faithfulness to the original animated film. The film was nominated for several awards, including two Academy Awards and five British Academy Film Awards.

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