The classic tales follows the story of a dashing young Prince (Dan Stevens) who becomes cursed by an enchantress for his self-absorbed life and disregard for others. She places a curse on the castle, transforming him into a Beast and all its inhabitants into household objects. To reverse the spell, he must learn to love another and be worthy of their love in return before the last petal of an enchanted rose falls or he will remain a beast and his staff their inanimate forms, imprisoned in the castle for all eternity.
Years later, when searching for her missing father, a young peasant girl named Belle (Watson) finds herself at the castle and a prisoner of the Beast.
“Any time I hear music from ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ it connects me with that childlike feeling that everything is going to be okay and that there’s hope in the world, and it just gives me this sense that everything’s fine.” Emma Watson says,
Hear more about what Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans and cast say about being a part this treasured Disney classic.
Beauty and the Beast opens on March 17.