Cast includes Vincent Cassel as 'La Bête', Léa Seydoux as 'La Belle', and André Dussollier as 'le père'.
"I will keep to a form of storytelling of this timeless fairy tale that is in keeping with the same pace and characters as the original," said Gans.
"I will surprise the audience by creating a completely new visual universe never experienced before and produce images of an unparalleled quality.
"Every single one of my movies has presented me with a challenge, but this one is, by far, the most exciting and rewarding..."
Music is by Alexandre Desplat with cinematography by Christophe Beaucarne.
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