Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Emma Watson Scores Lead in “Beauty and the Beast”

Posted Monday January 26, 2015 1:00 PM GMT

There’s already plenty of buzz surrounding the forthcoming live action version of “Beauty and the Beast,” and now Emma Watson has signed on to play Belle!

According to the “Harry Potter” hottie’s rep, she’ll work under the direction of Bill Condon and as an added bonus, Watson’s “Perks of Being a Wallflower” director Stephen Chbosky will pen the script.


Disney Announces Live Action “Beauty and the Beast” Project!

Posted Thursday June 5, 2014 9:00 AM GMT

Back in 1991 the animated version of “Beauty and the Beast” scored a Best Picture nomination at the Academy Awards and now Disney has unveiled plans for a live action version of the flick.

Under the direction of “Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn” helmsman Bill Condon, the Mandeville Films production will be penned by Evan Spiliotopoulos.