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Beauty and the Beast gets a triptych poster

21 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A triptych poster has arrived online for Disney’s hotly-anticipated adaptation Beauty and the Beast featuring Gaston, Le Fou, Maurice, Belle and the Beast along with his servants Lumiere, Plumette, Cogsworth, Cadenza, Garderobe, and Mrs. Potts in both their enchanted and human forms; take a look below…

See Also: Emma Watson turned down Disney’s Cinderella before joining Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs. “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 »

- Amie Cranswick

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Emma Watson Levels On Decision To Choose Beauty And The Beast Over Cinderella

18 January 2017 8:00 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Though it may have divided critics two years ago, Kenneth Branagh’s rendition of Cinderella stands as one of Disney’s early efforts in this new age of live-action reimaginings. A staggering worldwide haul of $543 million was enough to cement its status as an international success – becoming Branagh’s highest-grossing film yet – but had things panned out differently at the Mouse House, Cinderella would have seen Emma Watson, not Lily James, squeezing into those magical glass slippers.

Total Film (via Screen Rant) caught up with Watson in anticipation of Beauty and the Beast and amid general talk of Belle and her monstrous muse, the British actress revealed that she chose Bill Condon’s live-action redo over Cinderella because she felt a deeper connection to the character of Belle.

“I didn’t know they were going to make Beauty and the Beast at the time I turned down Cinderella, but when they offered me Belle, »

- Michael Briers

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Emma Watson Was Offered 'Cinderella' Before 'Beauty and the Beast,' Says Belle Is a Better Role Model

17 January 2017 6:17 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

It seems Emma Watson found her perfect princess in Belle.

In a new interview with Total Film, the 26-year-old actress revealed that she was offered a role in Disney's 2015 live-action Cinderella movie before accepting the part of Belle in Beauty and the Beast -- and couldn't be happier with her decision.

Watch: Emma Watson Beautifully Sings Opening Number in New 'Beauty and the Beast' Trailer

"I didn't know they were going to make Beauty and the Beast at the time I turned down Cinderella, but when they offered me Belle, I just felt the character resonated with me so much more than Cinderella did," Watson shared, confessing that she thinks Belle is the better role model between the two princesses.

"She remains curious, compassionate and open-minded. And that's the kind of woman I would want to embody as a role model, given the choice," she said.

"There's this kind of outsider quality that Belle had, and »

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Is It Possible to Shade a Fictional Disney Princess? Because Emma Watson Just Did

17 January 2017 12:40 PM, PST | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Emma Watson is starting the promotional rounds for the live-action film adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, which hits theaters on March 17. In a recent interview with Total Film, Watson was asked about famously turning down the role of another Disney princess, Cinderella, in a similar remake in 2015. "I didn't know they were going to make Beauty and the Beast at the time I turned down Cinderella," she said. "But when they offered me Belle, I just felt the character resonated with me so much more than Cinderella did." Instead, newcomer Lily James starred in the titular role alongside Cate Blanchett and Richard Madden. "In a strange way, she challenges the status quo of the place she lives in, and I found that really inspiring." Watson went on about the differences between the two fictional characters, especially when it comes to Belle being a "much better role model" for young girls. »

- Brittney Stephens

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Why Emma Watson Chose Beauty and the Beast Over Cinderella

17 January 2017 12:13 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Disney has been making an absolute killing with their live-action adaptations of animated classics in recent years. This year, they have easily one of the most highly-anticipated movies of the year with the live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, which will feature Harry Potter star Emma Watson as Belle. As it turns out, this wasn't the first time the studio tried to get her to play a classic Disney Princess.

In a recent interview with Total Film, Emma Watson revealed that she turned down the role of Cinderella in Disney's 2015 adaptation. She also revealed that she wasn't holding out to play Belle, because at the time, she had no idea Beauty and the Beast was even happening. Here is what she had to say about it.

"I didn't know they were going to make Beauty and the Beast at the time I turned down Cinderella. But when they offered me Belle, »

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Emma Watson turned down Disney’s Cinderella before joining Beauty and the Beast

17 January 2017 4:54 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

This March, Emma Watson is set to bring Belle to life as the star of Disney’s live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, but the actress has revealed to Total Film that this isn’t the first Disney Princess she’s had the opportunity to play, having turned down the title role in 2015’s Cinderella.

“I didn’t know they were going to make Beauty and the Beast at the time I turned down Cinderella,” said Watson. “But when they offered me Belle, I just felt the character resonated with me so much more than Cinderella did. She remains curious, compassionate and open-minded. And that’s the kind of woman I would want to embody as a role model, given the choice. In a strange way, [Belle] challenges the status quo of the place she lives in, and I found that really inspiring. And also, she manages to keep her »

- Gary Collinson

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast gets two new international posters

16 January 2017 7:38 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With exactly two months to go until its release, two new international posters have debuted for Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast featuring Belle (Emma Watson) and the Beast (Dan Stevens); take a look below…

See Also: Belle, The Beast, Gaston and Le Fou featured in new Beauty and the Beast images

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs. “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 »

- Amie Cranswick

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Sherlock, and the musical highlights of Sherlock Holmes

15 January 2017 5:30 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Sean Wilson Jan 16, 2017

From the BBC's Sherlock, through Disney, Hans Zimmer and Young Sherlock Holmes: we salute the music of Mr Holmes...

Few characters have enjoyed as much reinvention as Arthur Conan Doyle's sleuth Sherlock Holmes, an enduring icon who is as much bound up with the history of cinema (and indeed stage, TV and radio) as he is with literature. Indeed, adaptations of Holmes stories stretch right the way back to the earliest days of film at the start of the 20th century. Fittingly enough given Holmes' penchant for a violin serenade, the musical scores to his adventures are as richly varied as the outcomes to his mysteries are unexpected. Here are Holmes' musical highlights, from Buster Keaton through to Benedict Cumberbatch.

Sherlock Jr. (1924)

Not, strictly speaking, a Sherlock movie but as the title implies, the legacy of the character casts a long shadow over Buster Keaton's silent classic. »

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Emma Watson discusses her role as Belle in Beauty and the Beast featurette

14 January 2017 4:25 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following the release of four new images from Beauty and the Beast earlier this week [check them out here], a featurette has now arrived online for Bill Condon’s upcoming adaptation of Disney’s animated classic which sees Emma Watson discussing her role as Belle; take a look below…

See Also: New TV spot for Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs. “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 »

- Amie Cranswick

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Beauty and the Beast Sneak Peek Arrives with 2 New Posters

13 January 2017 4:53 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Earlier this week, Disney released a new video featuring Emma Watson singing the song "Belle" from Disney's highly-anticipated live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, which is slated to hit theaters on March 17. Today we have two new posters featuring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as Beast, along with another video where Emma Watson talks about how she has loved Beauty and the Beast since she was four years old. The actress reveals that she fell in love with Belle, because she was "this feisty young woman who spoke her mind," adding that she wants to do this iconic character justice on the big screen this spring.

Disney also announced yesterday that multi-platinum recording artists Ariana Grande and John Legend will perform a new version of the Oscar and Grammy-winning duet "Beauty and the Beast" as the title track for Disney's upcoming soundtrack to the live-action film adaptation, »

- MovieWeb

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Emma Watson Expresses Her Love For Belle In A New Featurette; Plus A New International Poster

13 January 2017 2:08 PM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

After the roaring success of Jon Favreau's The Jungle Book last year, Walt Disney Studios is all-set to do it again this spring with the arrival of Bill Condon's Beauty and the Beast. The upcoming film is a live-action retelling of the 1991 animated classic of the same name and will feature Emma Watson (Harry Potter) and Dan Stevens (Legion) in the lead roles as Belle and her Beast. The pair will be accompanied by a talented cast that includes Luke Evans, Emma Thompson, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Stanley Tucci, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw, amongst others, in live-action and motion-capture parts.  Disney recently released a new featurette with Watson as she expresses her immense gratitude at getting an opportunity to play her favorite Disney princess. Check it out below: Plus, here's the new international poster:     Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of »

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Ariana Grande and John Legend Team for Beauty and the Beast Theme Song

13 January 2017 8:21 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Grammy nominated and multi-platinum selling artist Ariana Grande and 10-time Grammy, Oscar-winning and multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter/ musician John Legend are set to perform the Oscar and Grammy-winning duet "Beauty and the Beast" as the title track for Disney's upcoming soundtrack to the live-action film adaptation Beauty and the Beast. The song will also be featured in the film.

The enchanting ballad, originally performed by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson featuring eight-time Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken's beautiful melody and two-time Oscar-winner Howard Ashman's unforgettable lyrics, received an Academy Award, Golden Globe and Grammy Award, among other accolades, upon its release in 1991.

The new rendition of the classic song is produced by Grammy-winning veteran Ron Fair, whose music career spans 37 years as a major-label record company leader and accomplished producer, arranger, recording engineer and musical director. Fair was brought in to produce by Disney's president of Music & Soundtracks, Mitchell Leib, »

- MovieWeb

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Belle, The Beast, Gaston and Le Fou featured in new Beauty and the Beast images

12 January 2017 2:20 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following on from the news that Ariana Grande and John Legend are recording a duet for the film, Total Film has released four new images from Disney’s highly anticipated live-action adaptation of the animated classic Beauty and the Beast featuring Belle (Emma Watson), Beast (Dan Stevens), Gaston (Luke Evans) and Le Fou (Josh Gad); take a look below…

See Also: New TV spot for Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs. “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 »

- Amie Cranswick

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Enchanting New Pics For Beauty And The Beast Surface; Dan Stevens Talks Mo-Cap Challenges

12 January 2017 2:17 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

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Between Beauty and the Beast and Noah Hawley’s imminent Legion series, February is shaping up to be an exciting month for fans of all things Dan Stevens.

The actor, who is perhaps best known for his performance as Matthew Crawley on Downton Abbey, will take point as the unsightly Beast in Bill Condon’s upcoming live-action fairytale, a role he considers to be the “most challenging” he’s ever taken on. Chatting to IGN at the ongoing TV Critics Association press tour, Stevens spoke about the demanding physicality of Beauty and the Beast, which had him donning 10-inch stilts and a creature mask during filming.

“Physically, the Beast is the most challenging role I’ve taken on. The condition I had to have my body in to puppeteer that suit on stilts was like nothing else I’ve ever experienced, seriously. The kind of engagement »

- Michael Briers

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Beauty and the Beast will feature an Ariana Grande and John Legend duet

12 January 2017 2:15 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Disney has revealed that mainstream pop icons Ariana Grande and John Legend will be recording a track for the live-action Beauty and the Beast remake.

The duo will be tackling the song derived from the film’s title, an Oscar and Grammy-winning track originally performed by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson. Here is an Instagram post featuring Ariana in the recording booth:

 

See Also: Emma Watson signs in new Beauty and the Beast TV spot

“Stepping into the shoes of an Oscar and Grammy Award-winning classic is not small potatoes,” said Ron Fair, who will produce the new track. “But with today’s two greatest plutonium singers – John Legend and Ariana Grande – we are bringing the song back with a new school-old school fresh treatment that shows the soulfulness and power of what a great melody and lyric can inspire.”

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling »

- Robert Kojder

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‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Trailer Heats Up Social Media Buzz

9 January 2017 3:52 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Universal’s “Fifty Shades Darker,” starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan, topped social media buzz last week with an impressive 107,000 new conversations, according to media-measurement firm comScore and its PreAct service.

The studio released a new extended trailer on Jan. 2 during the airing of “The Bachelor” premiere. “Every fairy tale has a dark side,” the trailer’s tagline warns.

PreAct estimates that a total of 947,000 new conversations have been generated for the sequel, which opens on Feb. 10.

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Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Dominate Social Media Buzz

The sequel depicts an escalating romance between the characters played by Johnson (Anastasia Steele) and Dornan (Christian Grey) with plenty of steamy scenes and shadowy figures from Christian’s past emerging. “Fifty Shades Darker” is directed by James Foley and once again produced by Michael De Luca, Dana Brunetti, and Marcus Viscidi, alongside author E. L. James.

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- Dave McNary

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Invite Culebras Into Your Home This February with From Dusk Till Dawn Season 3 on Blu-ray / DVD

9 January 2017 11:26 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Neck-chomping culebras will make house calls this February when Entertainment One unleashes the third season of El Rey Network's From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series on Blu-ray and DVD, and we have a look at the cover art and sizable list of bonus features for the ravenous release.

Press Release: From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series - Season Three

Street Date: February 7, 2017

Blu-ray/DVD Srp: $49.99/$38.99

The Loaded 3-Disc Set Features All 10 Unedited Episodes and Exclusive Extras from the Recently-Wrapped Third Season of the Action-Packed, Horror-Filled Series Starring D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Eiza González and Guest Stars Including Ana de la Reguara and Tom Savini

Program Synopsis:

This February, home audiences will be whisked deep into the vortex of a culebra underworld on the verge exploding in From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series - Season Three. Across 10 new horror-packed episodes, Miramax and El Rey's fan-favorite, supernatural crime saga returns on loaded blu-ray and DVD, »

- Derek Anderson

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Emma Watson Sings 'Belle' in New Beauty and the Beast Video

9 January 2017 7:59 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Fans who tuned into the Golden Globes tonight were also treated to a new TV spot for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, which features some brand new footage. Part of this new footage includes Emma Watson singing the song "Belle" from this highly-anticipated film. We also get a new look at Dan Stevens as the Beast from Beauty and the Beast, which is shaping up to be one of this spring's biggest blockbusters. In addition to the TV spot, we also have a new poster, which you can check out below the TV spot.

Disney has previously released two trailers for Beauty and the Beast, both of which set trailer view records. The first teaser trailer was viewed 91.8 million times in the first 24 hours, breaking the record set by Star Wars: The Force Awakens back in November 2014. The full trailer released in November was watched a whopping 127.6 million times in the first 24 hours, »

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Beauty And The Beast And The Entire Cast Of Disney’s Reboot Feature On New Poster; Watch Latest TV Spot

9 January 2017 7:38 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

From the dashing Gaston to Cogsworth and Lumiere, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast isn’t lacking in iconic characters, and over the weekend, the Mouse House premiered a theatrical new poster featuring the ensemble cast in their respective human forms.

Ewan McGregor, for instance, can be seen as Lumiere, while the great Emma Thompson is on board as Mrs. Potts. Elsewhere, the stylish one-sheet also offers a peek at Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, Audra McDonald as Gaderobe, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette. It is, without question, a star-studded lineup, but Belle (Emma Watson) and the Beast (Dan Stevens) are really the beating heart of Bill Condon’s enchanting reboot.

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During last night’s Golden Globes ceremony, we also got an all-new TV spot for Beauty and the Beast (see above) wherein Watson’s Belle flaunts her delicate voice. »

- Michael Briers

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Come Listen To Emma Watson's Rendition Of "Belle" In A Lovely New TV Spot For Beauty And The Beast

9 January 2017 6:00 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Walt Disney Studios had a banner year in 2016 and their extremely hot streak looks to continue into the new year with a number of films that could quickly attain mega-blockbuster status.  First up on the docket is Bill Condon's eagerly awaited live-action remake of the animated classic Beauty and the Beast, which stars Emma Watson (Harry Potter) and Dan Stevens (Legion) in the lead roles. The duo will be joined by a number of top-notch actors and actresses who will help bring the castle staff to life. As a follow-up to their poster reveal yesterday, Disney debuted a musical new TV spot during NBC's broadcast of the 74th Golden Globes Awards last night featuring a number of new shots of footage, but more importantly, our first true preview at one of the songs, which is one of Belle's most iconic numbers, the appropriately titled "Belle (Reprise)," this time sung by Watson. »

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