Beauty and the Beast: The Sad Story Behind the Beast's Parents

Henrietta Brewer
March 18, 2017

So get the popcorn ready, assemble your pals (previously inanimate objects, furry creatures, etc.) to see the film and let us know whose big screen moments stood out to you.

Aside from all the musical numbers, there are quite a few laughs in the film as well, and the Beast is quite amusing himself.

"It's a monumentally good song". It might have just been that the other characters were so much more entertaining that Watson's Belle got washed away.

The new songs make sense within the narrative, but for a purist (or anyone who loves the Broadway soundtrack) they can be jarring.


The film's director, Bill Condon, has said Le Fou "is confused about his sexuality" and that the film shows a brief "gay moment". This is a film that's family friendly and one that I highly recommend going to see.

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.

Pedestrians later gathered at the street corner to snap photos and record video of the troupe's performance, as they sang "Beauty and the Beast", "Be Our Guest", the opening "Belle" song, and "Gaston". Ashman died of complications from AIDS before the animated film was released.

"Beauty and the Beast" is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, lovely and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle.


Menken loves different interpretations of his work. Surprisingly, this was the first (and only) time that the Beast appeared in the musical that bears his name, but the wait was worth it to see Corden and Stevens waltz across a sunny California street. He's had many of his projects adapted into Broadway musicals, including "The Little Mermaid" and "Aladdin", which are also on the docket for future live-action renderings. He thinks people will be thrilled by the surprises he has in store. "For some more movie fun, ask me something about Belle", Google Assistant on Home says at the end of the ad. You don't have to put anything on it. "You don't realize that he's reaching in and taking your heart and ripping it out - or massaging it".

Emma Watson plays Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast and the Prince.

Belle attempts to rescue her father, but in turn sacrifices her own freedom in order to set her father free. "I was a Disney princess again", Apple Legario, SM City PR manager, said in her Faceook post. In fact, right before I sat down in the theater, I had a last minute thought that perhaps this new take would ruin my childhood.


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