New Production Images and Trailer Released For ‘Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Anniversary Celebration’
If you’ve been following along with MickeyBlog, then you’ll know that there’s a VERY exciting television event happening next week. The Wonderful World of Disney and ABC will be presenting ‘Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration’ on December 15, 2022.
In celebration, Disney is giving us a closer look with some new production images as well as a few teaser trailers that will definitely put you in the mood to celebrate this animated classic along with us!
The two hour special blends animation and live-action to pay tribute to Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and its legacy. You can expect NEW memorable musical performances that are sure to take viewers on a magical adventure through the eyes of Belle.
The special will make its debut on ABC at 8pm EST on Thursday, December 15th. Disney+ subscribers can also catch it the next day via streaming.
As you can see from these previews, five-time GRAMMY® and Academy Award-winning singer-songwriter H.E.R. will play the role of Belle and Tony®, Emmy® and GRAMMY-nominated artist Josh Groban will play the Beast. Other cast members include Tony and GRAMMY-nominated star Joshua Henry who will play Gaston; EGOT winner and legend Rita Moreno as the night’s narrator; celebrated comedian and Emmy Award-winning actor Martin Short as Lumière; Tony Award winner David Alan Grier as play Cogsworth; Rizwan Manji as LeFou; and Jon Jon Briones will play Belle’s loving father, Maurice.
We are also excited to share the news that five-time GRAMMY Award winner and top-selling female country pop artist Chania Twain will be playing Mrs. Potts! In addition, Jon M. Chu will executive produce the special Hamish Hamilton is slated to direct!
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