Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Ian McKellen and the rest of the Beauty and the Beast cast gush about the remake and their unified efforts to make it as beautiful as the original.
The clip below features the Beauty and the Beast cast and director Bill Condon‘s reason on why the remake of the beloved tale is as significant as the first. Watson reiterates her love towards the original animated movie. We also see Condon praising the cast and crew of their determination for the remake to live up to the magic of its 25 year-old predecessor. We also have a glimpse of Ian McKellen, Ewan McGregor, Emma Thompson, Audra McDonald and the rest of the cast in their 15th century garb.
Here is the film’s official synopsis:
The story and characters audiences know and love come to spectacular life in the live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated classic “Beauty and the Beast,” a stunning, cinematic event celebrating one of the most beloved tales ever told. “Beauty and the Beast” is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a Beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior and realize the kind heart of the true Prince within.
The live action Beauty and the Beast hits theaters on March 17, 2017.