Martin Brief and Shania Twain are in last talks to affix ABC The sweetness and the Beast particular.
In a report from Selectionsources say Brief would play Lumière whereas Twain will tackle the position of Mrs. Potts in Magnificence and the Beast: A thirtieth Celebration. Beforehand introduced solid members embrace Oscar winner HER 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 offered by The Great World of Disney and will likely be taped in entrance of a reside viewers at Disney Studios earlier than airing on Thursday, December 15 at 8/7c on ABC (and can stream on Disney+ the next day). Jon M. Chu will produce the particular, with Hamish Hamilton set to direct. The present will function never-before-seen musical performances.
The sweetness and the Beast is a romantic journey that focuses on the connection between Beast – a prince who’s magically remodeled right into a monster – and his servants, who’re changed into family objects as punishment for his conceitedness. The Beast falls in love with Belle, an exquisite younger lady who loves books and her independence, whom he imprisons in his fort, hoping that she will free him from the spell that turned him right into a beast within the first place.
Magnificence and the Beast: A thirtieth Celebration is produced by Performed+Dusted in collaboration with Walt Disney Tv Different and Electrical Someplace. Chu and Hamish Hamilton are producing alongside Caitlin Foito, Raj Kapoor, Richard Kraft and Katy Mullan. HERE acts as a producer.
Magnificence and the Beast: A thirtieth CelebrationParticular Premiere, Thursday, December 15, 8/7c, ABC