Martin Brief and Shania Twain are in finish talks to hitch ABC’s Magnificence and the Beast particular.
In a report from Variety, sources say that Brief would play Lumière whereas Twain will tackle the function of Mrs. Potts in Magnificence and the Beast: A thirtieth Celebration. Beforehand introduced forged members embrace Oscar winner H.E.R. as Belle, Grammy winner Josh Groban as Beast, and Joshua Henry as Gaston. EGOT legend Rita Moreno will function the present’s narrator within the live-action animated hybrid manufacturing.
The 2-hour reimagining is introduced by The Fantastic World of Disney and will likely be taped in entrance of a stay viewers at Disney Studios earlier than airing on Thursday, December 15 at 8/7c on ABC (and can stream on Disney+ the following day). Jon M. Chu will government produce the particular, with Hamish Hamilton set to direct. The present will characteristic never-before-seen musical performances.
Magnificence and the Beast is a romantic fairy story that focuses on the connection between Beast – a prince who’s magically remodeled right into a monster – and his servants , who’re become family objects as punishment for his conceitedness. The Beast falls in love with Belle, a ravishing younger lady who loves books and her independence whom he imprisons in his fortress, hoping that she will be able to launch him from the spell that turned him right into a beast to start with.
Magnificence and the Beast: A thirtieth Celebration is produced by Executed+Dusted in affiliation with Walt Disney Tv Different and Electrical Someplace. Chu and Hamish Hamilton government produce together with Caitlin Foito, Raj Kapoor, Richard Kraft, and Katy Mullan. H.E.R. serves as a producer.
Magnificence and the Beast: A thirtieth Celebration, Particular Premiere, Thursday, December 15, 8/7c, ABC