WATCH: Disney screens ‘Beauty and the Beast’ official trailer
After several record-breaking teaser trailers this year, the ultimate “Beauty and the Beast” trailer is out.
The Disney film’s trailer, which has recognizable scenes from the 1991 animated classic, unfolds a timely tale of Belle (Emma Watson) and her peculiar love story with the Beast (Dan Stevens). Belle’s father, Maurice (Kevin Kline), was kidnapped by the Beast and sheltered at his decrepit palace. Belle sets out on an odyssey to find his father and stumbles onto the Beast’s mansion where her father is incarcerated.
“Belle, you must leave here,” he commands. “This castle is alive!”
Soon, the Beast offers Belle to replace her father in prison. Without hesitation, she agrees to the offer.
To spice up the classic, the trailer takes a glimpse of all the nostalgic ornaments of the mansion including Mrs. Potts (Emma Thompson), Lumiere (Ewan McGregor), Cogsworth (Ian McKellen), Chip, and Wardrobe (Audra McDonald).
“Look at her, what if she’s the one, the one to break the spell,” Lumiere tells the Beast.
The “tale as old as time” will never be immortal without the iconic ballroom dance of the two lovers, where Belle is dressed in a stunning yellow gown.
Recently, the film’s first teaser trailer shackled the internet with a record 91.8 million views in its first 24 hours, overtaking “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” trailer, which had 88 million views.
“Beauty and the Beast” will open in theaters on March 17, 2017. Gianna Francesca Catolico
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