Watch the First Trailer for Beauty and the Beast

Get a first glimpse of Disney's live action magical tale.

By Tony Antunovich @tonyantunovich

Disney have revealed the first teaser trailer for the upcoming live-action rendition of the classic 1991 animated tale Beauty and the Beast.

The film is directed by Bill Condon (Dreamgirls, The Fifth Estate) and stars Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Kevin Kline, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Josh Gad, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Audra McDonald.

The official synopsis:

Beauty and the Beast is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast's hideous exterior and realize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within. The film stars: Emma Watson as Belle; Dan Stevens as the Beast; Luke Evans as Gaston, the handsome, but shallow villager who woos Belle; Oscar winner Kevin Kline as Maurice, Belle's eccentric, but lovable father; Josh Gad as Lefou, Gaston's long-suffering aide-de-camp; Golden Globe nominee Ewan McGregor as Lumiere, the candelabra; Oscar nominee Stanley Tucci as Maestro Cadenza, the harpsichord; Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette, the feather duster; six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald as Madame Garderobe, the wardrobe; Oscar nominee Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, the mantel clock; and two-time Academy Award winner Emma Thompson as the teapot, Mrs. Potts.

Beauty and the Beast lands in theaters on March 17, 2017.

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