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Beauty and the Beast: Q&A with Jacqueline Durran
12 April 2017 12:06 AM, PDT
There are already a lot of excellent interviews with Oscar winning Beauty and the Beast costume designer Jacqueline Durran online, so with my limited communication I wanted to ask a little more about Belle’s (Emma Watson) day-to-day ensemble and the creation of Gaston’s attire (Luke Evans), arguably the closest character to his 1991 animated counterpart. Ms. Durran, currently hard at work on a new project, was kind enough to provide a few brief responses:
How did you go about creating costumes for a computer generated Beast?
When I first started prep on the movie the Beast was going to be a prosthetic beast. Had this happened we would have had to make multiple versions of the costumes but as time passed it was decided that the Beast would be computer generated. By then the costumes had already been designed and construction had begun on them, but it wasn’t »
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